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Protecting Wisconsin’s Water Resources for All a Top Priority

Guest Column by Daniel Meyer, Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources August is National Water Quality Month, providing an opportunity to highlight the ongoing work by Governor Walker’s administration to protect the precious water resources we have in Wisconsin. Under … Continue reading

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Shipwreck Preservation in the Great Lakes Faces Threat of Aquatic Invasive Species

Post by Ryan Smazal, Maritime Preservation Intern at the Wisconsin Historical Society, and Sara Fox, Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Assistant at UW-Extension. Also on Wisconsin Sea Grant’s Great Lakes Takes. As many people might know, the Great Lakes house about … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Mussels

Post originally by Phil Moy, formerly Wisconsin Sea Grant; adapted by Sara Fox, UW-Extension Zebra mussels have spread to more than 250 Wisconsin lakes and rivers since being first being identified in 1986. These small mollusks colonize docks, floats and … Continue reading

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Passion and commitment of volunteers help protect lakes in western Vilas County

Emily Heald, Water Program Coordinator for the North Lakeland Discovery Center In 2017, almost 200 volunteers in western Vilas County put in about 1,500 hours of time spent monitoring for aquatic invasive species, reviewing management plans, completing Clean Boats Clean … Continue reading

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