Invasive Species Coordinator (CAKE CISMA)
Ben Hollis joined the Antrim Conservation District in June of 2015 as the Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area Coordinator for Charlevoix, Antrim, Kalkaska, and Emmet Counties. He grew up mostly in southeast Michigan and frequently spent time in the Torch Lake area. With a love for travel and adventure, went on to serve as an Armored Cavalry Scout in the U.S. Army, then continue his education in Geographic Information Systems. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Northern Arizona University and a Master of Science Degree from Eastern Michigan University. With a diverse work history in Local, State, and Federal Government, as well as educational institutions, Ben brings a unique skill set to the conservation efforts of the District.