Author Archives: timcampbell

About timcampbell

AIS communications specialist for UW-Extension and WDNR.

Draining boats and livewells can stop invasive species in their tracks.

You may know to inspect your boat for weeds before you leave the lake, but did you know some of Wisconsin’s worst aquatic invasive species (AIS) can spread through transported water? Invaders like zebra mussel larvae or spiny water fleas … Continue reading

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A Little Watercraft Inspection Help From YouTube

One of the best ways to help protect Wisconsin waters from aquatic invasive species is by being a watercraft inspector with the Clean Boats, Clean Waters program. Watercraft inspectors are trained to organize and conduct a boater education program in … Continue reading

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Phragmites in Wisconsin: Moving the Leading Edge

This is post #2 in a series of Phragmites in Wisconsin. Read the previous post, “Location, Location, Location,” to set the stage for this entry. “We got a lot of work done last year on slowing the spread of non-native … Continue reading

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Phragmites in Wisconsin: Location, Location, Location

Depending on where you are in Wisconsin, you may have heard of non-native Phragmites. In most of western Wisconsin, it’s a plant you might only recognize from an invasive species watch list. If you are in the far eastern part … Continue reading

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