WHIP is a multi-partner co-op serving Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas Counties in northern Wisconsin. 

WHIP is one of roughly 14 Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas (CISMAs) across the state (there are many more nationwide), who work with partner groups to manage invasive species across jurisdictional boundaries.  Our CISMA serves Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas Counties in north-central Wisconsin.  

WHIP is run by a Coordinator and a Steering Committee of representatives from our 16 Formal Partners, ranging from citizen groups to different levels of government agencies to environmental schools.  

WHIP's fiscal agent is Lumberjack RC&D Council, Inc.,  a multi-county, nonprofit in Northeastern WI with offices in Rhinelander.  The Lumberjack group strives to enhance area natural resources, promote a higher standard of living and improve the quality of life for area citizens by fostering partnerships between public and private sectors and strategically investing in area natural resources.  See more at www.lumberjackrcd.org !

The Wisconsin Headwaters Invasives Partnership (WHIP) is dedicated to the conservation of the native species, habitats and landscapes of Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas Counties in north-central Wisconsin. WHIP recognizes the threat of invasive species and will work cooperatively to provide education, monitoring and invasive species control.


Welcome to WHIP!  

Check out our NEWS tab for the latest information and updates.

See our 2020 newsletter for highlights from the past year.

You can always contact us at the Lumberjack RC&D office at 715-369-9886, or you can reach our Coordinator Rosie Page at rpage19@gmail.com or 313-590-4419.  

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