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AIS communications specialist for UW-Extension and WDNR.

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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Tis the season for checking under your boats and piers for zebra mussels

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX outreach specialist  Own a boat or pier? As you remove them this fall for their winter hibernation, don’t forget to check them for aquatic invasive species and report any findings. This simple step is part … Continue reading

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Volunteers Ready for 2016 Landing Blitz

Author – Molly Sequin; UWEX Student Outreach Assistant Many boaters in Wisconsin wait all year for their favorite water holiday – the Fourth of July! Temperatures are warm and days are long, making for a great time on the water … Continue reading

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Drain livewells and boats to prevent the spread of invasive species

Author – Molly Sequin; UWEX Student Outreach Assistant Wisconsin boaters are good ambassadors of cleaning vegetation off their equipment before leaving the lake. However, not everyone may be aware that threatening aquatic invasive species (AIS) can travel around Wisconsin in … Continue reading

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