Yearly Archives: 2017

Volunteers Defend Silver Lake

Paul Skawinski, UW-Extension Lakes In, on, and around Silver Lake near Oconomowoc in the Village of Summit, Waukesha County, volunteers from the Silver Lake Management District are making a big difference. Through statewide programs like Clean Boats, Clean Waters and … Continue reading

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Hey anglers, be on the lookout for the fish no one wants to catch: round gobies

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Round gobies are ferocious little bait stealers. For this reason, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is calling on anglers to help the agency monitor whether these invasive fishes are … Continue reading

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Aquatic invasive species detection goes CSI with eDNA

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Peering into a bucket of mud, Maureen Ferry felt like she was looking for a needle in a haystack. That needle was the New Zealand mud snail, a teeny tiny … Continue reading

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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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