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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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Make your ripple effects positive for lakes this boating season

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Ready for boating and fishing season? Whether you are a die-hard aquaphile or just a weekend warrior, now is a good time to brush up on the things you can do … Continue reading

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Rarely common and commonly rare, or how a super weed loses its might

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist It turns out an aquatic invasive plant feared by many as a lake-choking menace may not be so universally problematic after all. The “super weed” in question is Eurasian watermilfoil, … Continue reading

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