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New Aquatic Invasive Species Confirmed in Lake Memphremagog

Lakes and Ponds Program staff recently confirmed the presence of starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) in a small cove on the southeast side of Lake Memphremagog in Newport.  483 more words


DNR Increases The Number of Watercraft Inspectors

Media contact: Adam Doll, watercraft inspection program coordinator, 651-259-5056,

DNR partners with local governments for
record number of watercraft inspectors… 401 more words


Look Out Aquatic Invasives...There are New Dogs in Town!

Aquatic invasive species, including zebra and quagga mussels, are serious threats to Alberta’s waterways. The province is so committed to keeping Alberta mussel-free that mussel-sniffing dogs are now a permanent addition to the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program. 579 more words

Environmental Health

Invasive Mussels & Snails of Lake Champlain

In my two months as a New York State Parks Boat Steward on Lake Champlain I have already collected two aquatic invasive species: the banded mystery snail and the zebra mussel. 705 more words

Flora & Fauna

Friday Foto: What's in YOUR aquarium?

If you are shopping for aquarium pets and plants, don’t forget to think about whether you are buying invasive species. Dave Cozzolino, owner of Wilmette Pet Center in Wilmette, Ill., has a supply of brochures that encourage aquarium owners to purchase non-invasive alternatives to aquatic invasive mollusks, like snails, clams, and mussels. 30 more words


Zebra Mussels Confirmed in Becker County Lake

Zebra mussels confirmed in Big Cormorant Lake in Becker County

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Big Cormorant Lake in northwestern Minnesota’s Becker County. 321 more words


The Aquatic Nuisance Species Hotline is no longer taking calls

 The round goby is a Great Lakes AIS originally from Eurasia.

Those of you in the habit of spotting and reporting aquatic invasive species (AIS) to the Aquatic Nuisance Species Hotline are going to have to try something different. 121 more words

Aquatic Invasive Species