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DNR Postpones Aquatic Invasive Species Training

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is postponing the launch of an aquatic invasive species training and trailer decal program while legislators consider modifying the law. 127 more words


Managing Aquatic Invasive Species in 2014

Did you help control Eurasian watermilfoil in a Vermont lake, honor a VIP search commitment, staff a public boat access as a Greeter or catch the news on Lake Champlain’s 50th… 141 more words


Experimental weapon against zebra mussels shows promise in Christmas Lake

Treatment kills zebra mussels on Shorewood’s Christmas Lake. | http://t.co/US1y3evZJo pic.twitter.com/h5mR7n4H8b

— WCCO – CBS Minnesota (@WCCO) September 25, 2014

Officials managing the use of a biological agent to kill off zebra mussels in a Hennepin County lake are encouraged by the early results.

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We let the dogs out! Meet Alberta’s four-legged partners in the fight against invasive mussels

This summer, we asked Albertans to voluntarily have their boats checked for invasive mussels when they crossed our borders. If you stopped at an inspection station (there are four, located on major highways entering the province and two roving crews), you likely saw our friendly Government of Alberta watercraft inspectors. 201 more words

Environmental Health

Cabin Close-Up Time Ideal To Check For Invasives

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Experts say cabin close-up time is an ideal opportunity for inspecting boats and water equipment for aquatic invasive species.

The Department of Natural Resources is asking every cabin and lake property owner to carefully inspect for invasive species when removing docks, boat lifts, swim rafts and other equipment from the water. 94 more words


Tiny Invasive Crustacean - Spiny Water Flea - Now Confirmed in Lake Champlain

The aquatic invasive zooplankton, spiny water flea – a crustacean, not a flea as the name implies – has become Lake Champlain’s 50th aquatic invasive species… 104 more words