Tag Archives: Invasive Species

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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Aquatic Invasive Species Bridge Snapshot Day: Where Rivers Meet People

For many a bridge is just a way to conveniently pass over the river below. The trip is the main goal; the river just a spot along the way. For others a bridge is a portal to what is below … Continue reading

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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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Grant-funded project to control newly establishing invasive Phragmites patches

Throughout the Great Lakes region, a very tall, densely growing grass known as Phragmites australis or common reed grass is beginning to settle in Wisconsin’s roadsides, wetlands and lake shorelines. Wisconsin has long had a native strain of Phragmites, which … Continue reading

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