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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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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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