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Are We Slowing the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in Wisconsin?

You may have seen aquatic biologists in wetsuits swimming around a boat landing the past two summers. The biologists, including DNR staff, County, University and Tribal partners, have increased efforts to search for aquatic invasive species (AIS) in lakes with … Continue reading

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Rusty Crayfish Trapping in Wood County

Tracy Arnold is the Conservation Program Coordinator at the Wood County Land Conservation Department. She shares a little bit about her experience and involvement in this effort below. Working with the Wood County Land Conservation Department, I have had the opportunity to be … Continue reading

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Shawano County hosts tests of zebra mussel biocontrol

SHAWANO, Wis. – Federal scientists are bringing a mobile laboratory to the shores of Shawano Lake to test a new natural treatment to control zebra mussels, an aggressive, invasive aquatic species that can harm lake ecosystems, hamper recreation, and clog … Continue reading

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Department of Natural Resources and Department of Tourism Secretaries appear on episode of “Waters & Woods”

The first weekend of August not only brought the onset of the end of summer but also an episode of “Waters & Woods” with guest appearances by both Secretary Cathy Stepp of the Department of Natural Resources and Secretary Stephanie Klett of … Continue reading

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