Monthly Archives: May 2012

Local highlight: Oconto County recruits new generation of weed warriors

In January, Oconto County Land Conservation Department became the newest member of Wisconsin’s Aquatic Invasive Species Partnership by hiring Amanda Strick as their AIS County Coordinator. Since then Strick, newly graduated from Northland College in Ashland, WI, has been hitting … Continue reading

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AIS County Coordinator Andrew Karleigh swims to sinking boat, pulls child to safety.

WDNR’s local aquatic invasive species partners are heroes in protecting Wisconsin’s lakes, rivers and wetlands, but sometimes, a day on the water can lead to much more. What follows is the account of Fond du Lac County AIS Coordinator Andrew … Continue reading

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Invasive species in the news!

Successful biocontrol of purple loosestrife on Bear Lake made the news this Mother’s Day. Check out the video below!    

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