Minnesota

Welcome to the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network's Minnesota page! Here you will find contact information and invasive species resources for the state.

State Contacts

Ann Pierce

Invasive Species Program Supervisor
ann.pierce@state.mn.us
Ph: 651-259-5119

Laura Van Riper

Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator
laura.vanriper@state.mn.us
Ph: 651-259-5090

Chip Welling

AIS Management Coordinator
chip.welling@state.mn.us
Ph: 651-259-5149

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Top Reported Species

  • Rusty crayfish: 92
  • Japanese knotweed: 54
  • Reed canarygrass: 52
  • Narrowleaf cattail: 47
  • Purple loosestrife: 40
  • Common buckthorn: 21
  • Zebra mussel: 19
  • Hybrid cattail: 17
  • Common tansy: 13
  • Brown marmorated stink bug: 13