Terrestrial Invasive Species Contacts

Primary contacts for questions on the identification, prevention, and management of terrestrial invasive species.

Terrestrial Invasive Species-

For questions on invasive terrestrial plants, earthworms, birds, and mammals.

Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator | Laura Van Riper | 651-259-5090

Forestry Invasive Species Program-

For questions on invasive terrestrial plants found on state forest lands.

Forestry Invasive Species Program Coordinator | Sascha Lodge |651-259-5846


Regional Terrestrial Invasive Species Specialists -

Local contact for questions on the identification and prevention of terrestrial invasive plants in forest ecosystems.

Northwest Region | Chris Gronewold | 218-308-2368

Northeast Region | Casey Baysal | 218-328-8891

Central Region | Emily Greger | 651-259-5827