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Orleans County
Cooperative Invasive
Species Management Association

The Orleans County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Association (OC CISMA) is a collective group of regional Orleans County non-profits and Vermont state government that meet bi-monthly to discuss local invasive species issues across Orleans County with the purpose of collaborating together against the battle of controlling invasives. The OC CISMA group is a resource for those in Orleans County that have concerns about invasive species spread. This mission of OC CISMA is to build regional connections to communicate, collaborate, and coordinate awareness and management of invasive species in Orleans County, Vermont. Treatment and management of invasive species requires teamwork and dedication - together we can do it!

Below is a list of involved OC CISMA local partners and other resources about the treatment and management of invasive species frequently found in Orleans County, Vermont.

Starry Stonewart
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Japanese knotweed
Invasive plant Japanese knotweed along the Missisquoi river in Lowell, VT in Orleans County.
Do you have an invasive species problem or issue that needs to be addressed?

You can contact us directly at and we can assist you in directing you to potential resources in our area.

OC CISMA Partners

Missisquoi River Basin Association (MRBA)

Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District (OCNRCD)

Memphremagog Watershed Association (MWA)

Vermont Department of Forests, Parks,

and Recreation (FPR)


Vermont Land Trust (VLT)

Northwoods Stewardship Center

Northeastern Vermont Development Association

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