Economic Summit on Lake Michigan Invasive Species

Grant: # 0801

Grant Amount: $18,580.10

Board Decision Year: 2006

Michigan State University - Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (East Lansing)

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Lupi, Frank (lupi@msu.edu) 517-432-3883

GLFT - Ecosystem Health and Sustainable Fish Populations-I - Social, economic, and technology research to inform policy and practice

Project Details

This workshop/summit was designed to stimulate and inform economic research on the growing problem of invasive species in Lake Michigan. The summit brought university ecologists and economists together with policymakers from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, USFWS, EPA, and Great Lakes agencies to foster dialogue and collaborations, and to stimulate research informed by real agency concerns and needs.