Tag Archives: Invasive Species

Vilas County Invasive Species Coordinator Ted Ritter wins Invader Crusader Award

Vilas County invasive species coordinator Ted Ritter has accomplished a lot since he first began patrolling the Northwoods for aquatic invasives in 2004. This week, he was recognized for his achievements with an Invader Crusader Award as Wisconsin’s 2012 outstanding … Continue reading

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Local highlight: Oconto County recruits new generation of weed warriors

In January, Oconto County Land Conservation Department became the newest member of Wisconsin’s Aquatic Invasive Species Partnership by hiring Amanda Strick as their AIS County Coordinator. Since then Strick, newly graduated from Northland College in Ashland, WI, has been hitting … Continue reading

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The Citizen Lake Monitoring Network

One of the most successful efforts of the Wisconsin Lakes Partnership has been “The Citizen Lake Monitoring Network.” Every year since 1986, dedicated volunteers monitor lakes statewide for a variety of different water quality and lake health indicators. The effort, … Continue reading

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