Category Archives: Contain and Control Invasive Species

A Powerful Ally for Those Who Enjoy Lakes.

Some of the most popular lakes in Wisconsin result from the impoundment of large rivers by hydroelectric dams and produce artificial lakes or flowages that can be hundreds to thousands of acres in extent. The management plans for these water … Continue reading

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Half Moon Lake: A History

Half Moon Lake is an idyllic landmark in Polk County, Wisconsin. Situated just outside of Milltown, this 550-acre lake has been a home away from home for many Midwest vacationers since the early 1900s. Known for the lake’s clear waters … Continue reading

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Greg Karch recognized as a “Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers Partner in Action”

As Wisconsin’s fishing season gathers steam, thousands of new anglers will be reeling in fun and taking steps to avoid accidentally spreading aquatic invasive species – thanks in large part to the work of professional angler Greg Karch. Karch, of Oshkosh, … Continue reading

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Wading into the Big Muddy – Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention on the Mississippi River.

 Take me to the river and drop me in the water Dip me in the river, drop me in the water Washing me down, washing me down These words from the hit song “Take Me to the River” first penned … Continue reading

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