Tag Archives: AIS

2013 Wisconsin Invasive Species Report now available

The department recently released its annual report to the legislature that details the administration, spending and future needs of its invasive species programs. 2013 marks the first year of a multi-bureau effort that encompasses news on terrestrial, aquatic and wetland … Continue reading

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Control of Aquatic Invasive Species Springs Ahead with help from Grants Program

  Counties which received AIS grants in 2013 (click to enlarge map) This spring, Department of Natural Resources lake and grants staff from around the state assembled in Stevens Point to decide how best to allocate funds to grant requests … Continue reading

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Granting Assistance with Aquatic Invasive Species Problems

During a recent focus group study anglers voiced a commitment to protecting their lakes from aquatic invasive species (AIS).  One angler explained, “You do it because it’s the right thing to do.  If you use the water, you should help … Continue reading

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Are We Slowing the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in Wisconsin?

You may have seen aquatic biologists in wetsuits swimming around a boat landing the past two summers. The biologists, including DNR staff, County, University and Tribal partners, have increased efforts to search for aquatic invasive species (AIS) in lakes with … Continue reading

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