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Help wetlands, raise beetles!

By Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Now is the time to be growing purple loosestrife, an invasive plant, in your backyard. What, you ask? Why would you tell us to intentionally nurture an invasive species? Good question. … Continue reading

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As the ice begins to melt, here are some invasive species to be on the lookout for

By Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist The weird spring tease we got this week – in February – got me thinking about what sorts of aquatic invasive species (AIS) water lovers could be on the lookout for … Continue reading

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Make Inspect, Remove, Drain, Never Move your 2017 intention, and some science behind that

Post by Jenny Seifert, AIS Outreach Specialist, UW-Extension As you recover from the holiday revelry and look ahead into the New Year, full of optimistic resolve to make your life better, we suggest you add a certain intention to your 2017 … Continue reading

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Bait shop owners can play a leading role in aquatic invasive species prevention, and here’s why

By Jenny Seifert, UWEX Outreach Specialist Changing behavior is a fascinating but complicated endeavor. So many factors influence our actions, whether or not we are conscious of them, and many a social scientist – from economists to psychologists – has … Continue reading

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