The Ecological Services team is a division of the Kalamazoo Nature Center designed to work with private and public landowners. Whether you need surveys, planting, treatments, or monitoring, our Ecological Services team can help you find more sustainable solutions for all of your land management needs.
Ecological Services Administrator
Certified pesticide applicators efficiently identify and treat a wide variety of invasive plant species using multiple techniques that promote quality results as well as environmental health.
Trained staff offer consulting and installation of native seed mixes for prairie and other native habitat reconstruction or enhancement. Available for both residential or corporate projects.
Certified Natural Shoreline Contractors use bioengineering techniques to protect shorelines from erosion and promote healthy lakes. Assistance with MI DEQ permitting is available.
Biologists provide a multitude of surveys including floristic quality analysis and botanical inventory, avian and invasive species surveys, as well as post-burn fire monitoring.
Our team assists wetland mitigation establishment with native plants and invasive species removal. This work not only helps to divert stormwater runoff but also provides valuable widlife habitat.
Our staff is certified through the National Wildfire Coordinating Group to safely use prescribed fire as a tool for land management. Our team can provide expert guidance and technical assistance to help develop your burn plans.