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Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas: Partnering for Conservation

April 21, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

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portrait photo of Mandi Glanz

Ready to learn how to identify Invasive Species and their impact on our natural landscape?

We are excited to partner with Mandi Glanz of State of Indiana Cooperative Invasives Management (SICIM), who is their Regional Specialist for Northwest Indiana.

Through this virtual presentation, Glanz will discuss her work with Cooperative Invasives Management Areas (CISMAs) and the Indiana Invasives Initiative, explain the impacts invasive species have on our natural landscapes, and provide best practices for invasive species management.

Glanz is a nature enthusiast who grew up gardening, fishing, and exploring the outdoors in northern Indiana. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Biology from Purdue University, West Lafayette. Past experiences include environmental positions with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Indiana Dunes National Park, and local agencies. The counties she serves under the Indiana Invasives Initiative project include Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, White, Cass, Starke, Marshall, Fulton, St. Joseph, LaPorte, Porter, and Lake.

She especially enjoys environmental education and outreach. In the words of Aldo Leopold, “There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.” Glanz said she has always been one who cannot. By providing resources, educating on invasives, and collaborating with partners to develop strong CISMAs, Glanz diligently works to conserve land for future generations.


Please RSVP below to reserve your spot. A link to join the Zoom will be emailed prior to the event. This webinar will also be live streamed via Facebook.

If you have questions about this event, please contact Shirley Heinze Land Trust staff.

If you have questions about invasive species management, Mandi can be reached at (260) 243-2161 or

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This event is held free to the public. If you are able, please consider making a contribution to support our goal of providing environmental education opportunities to everyone. Thank you! 

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April 21, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT


Shirley Heinze Land Trust Programs
(219) 242-8558