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Western Peninsula Invasives Coalition

The Western Peninsula Invasives Coalition (WePIC), which was formerly known as the Western Upper Peninsula Cooperative Weed and Pest Management Area, covers 2.6 million acres and includes over 700 lakes, and 150 public boat access points. Our mission is the prevention, containment and management of non-native invasive species.

WePIC covers all of Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties as well as Ottawa National Forest.


Bass Lake Improvement Association
Beaton Lake Riparian Association
Bergland Township
Bewabic State Park
Chicagon Lake Association
Cisco Chain Riparian Owners Association
Duck Lake Nuisance Aquatics
Fortune Lake Landowners
Friends of Ice Lake (FOIL)
Friends of Sylvania
Gogebic Conservation District
Gogebic County Forestry and Parks Commission
Golden Lake Association
Hagerman Lake Property Owners Association
Invasive Species Control Coalition of Watersmeet (Lake Guards)
Iron Conservation District
Iron County Watershed Coalition
Iron Lake Property Owners Association
Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Lac Vieux Desert Lake Association
Lake Gogebic Improvement Association
Lake Gogebic State Park
Lake Mary Association
Langford Lake Riparian Owners Association
Long Lake Property Owners Association
Many Waters, LLC.
Maplewood Timberland
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Enviornment (Mi-TRALE)
Ottawa National Forest
Perch Lake Owners Association
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
Runkle Lake Association
Sunset Lake Association
Swan Lake Owners Association
Upper Peninsula Resource Conservation & Development Council (UPRC&D)
USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service
USFS United States Forest Service
Wintergreen Farm
White Water Associates

contact us

Jen Ricker-Feak
Mike Zukowski
Iron Baraga Conservation District
2 South 6th St. Suite 15
Crystal Falls, MI 49920
Ph: 906-875-3765

Ian Shackleford
USFS – Ottawa National Forest
E6248 US 2
Ironwood, MI 49938
Ph: 906-932-1330 Ext. 331

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