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Eurasian Watermilfoil and a Needle in a Haystack

As part of my job managing aquatic invasive species, I recently traveled to Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom for a site visit to Shadow Lake in the town of Glover. 821 more words


Stepping up invasive species enforcement

KIMT News 3 – As the temperatures rise, more boats are hitting area lakes. The Iowa and Minnesota Departments of Natural Resources want to be sure those lakes and other bodies of water are staying clean. 186 more words


Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake after experimental treatment

Zebra mussels were found in a west metro lake where the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources had applied an experimental treatment to get rid of the aquatic invasive species, the DNR announced Friday. 258 more words


Learn to Identify Aquatic Invasive Species

Join us at one of three workshops being offered in June through the Vermont Invasive Patrollers (VIP).  VIP workshops cover such fundamentals as the difference between native, exotic, nuisance and invasive species; how invasive species are introduced and established; how to differentiate native aquatic plants and animals from their invasive lookalikes (plants will be emphasized); and how to conduct surveys for… 295 more words


Battling Invasive Species at the Boat Launch

Famed biologist E.O. Wilson claimed that the introduction of invasive species is second only to habitat destruction as the leading cause of biodiversity loss worldwide. The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (Parks) is taking on this challenge to protect our biodiversity and reduce the introduction of invasive species in our waterbodies. 385 more words

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FROM THE DNR: Itasca State Park to Begin Watercraft Inspections

DNR NEWS – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         May 18, 2015

Itasca State Park to begin watercraft inspections May 22

All watercraft entering Itasca State Park will be inspected starting May 22, as part of a new plan to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species in park waters, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 282 more words