Yearly Archives: 2017

Become an invasive species detective for a day with AIS Snapshot Day

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Searching for invasive species in Wisconsin’s 84,000 miles of river, 15,000 lakes and millions of wetland acres is no task for just one person – or one agency, for that … Continue reading

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Put your actions to stop aquatic hitchhikers on the map!

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Going boating this fourth-of-July weekend? Share how you stop aquatic hitchhikers on our Landing Blitz Story Map. This holiday weekend, June 30th through July 4th, is the ninth annual Landing … Continue reading

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Help make draining your livewell go viral! #JustDrainIt

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist (now at https://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/)  Water left in livewells, bait buckets and bilges is a vehicle for the spread of fish diseases and aquatic invasive species between lakes. That is why draining all … Continue reading

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Want to know what AIS are in your lake? WDNR has a database for that

By Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Not sure what invasive species are in your local lake? The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has a database designed to help you determine just that. Since the early 1990s, WDNR … Continue reading

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