Yearly Archives: 2016

Bait shop owners can play a leading role in aquatic invasive species prevention, and here’s why

By Jenny Seifert, UWEX Outreach Specialist Changing behavior is a fascinating but complicated endeavor. So many factors influence our actions, whether or not we are conscious of them, and many a social scientist – from economists to psychologists – has … Continue reading

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Tracking an advancing invasion: FAQs about zebra mussels in Lake Mendota

Understanding how new arrivals of non-native plants and animals impact our lakes and waterways is important for making smart management decisions. That is why the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is supporting research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for … Continue reading

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Bringing home new knowledge on aquatic invasive species

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Outreach Specialist Sharing knowledge and building boundary-spanning relationships are essential to stopping the spread of aquatic invasive species. This is why over 600 aquatic invasive species professionals from across the Upper Midwest descended upon La … Continue reading

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Tis the season for checking under your boats and piers for zebra mussels

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX outreach specialist  Own a boat or pier? As you remove them this fall for their winter hibernation, don’t forget to check them for aquatic invasive species and report any findings. This simple step is part … Continue reading

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