Tag Archives: Lake Winnebago

Hey anglers, be on the lookout for the fish no one wants to catch: round gobies

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Round gobies are ferocious little bait stealers. For this reason, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is calling on anglers to help the agency monitor whether these invasive fishes are … Continue reading

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Aquatic invasive species detection goes CSI with eDNA

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Peering into a bucket of mud, Maureen Ferry felt like she was looking for a needle in a haystack. That needle was the New Zealand mud snail, a teeny tiny … Continue reading

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Want to know what AIS are in your lake? WDNR has a database for that

By Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist Not sure what invasive species are in your local lake? The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has a database designed to help you determine just that. Since the early 1990s, WDNR … Continue reading

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AIS County Coordinator Andrew Karleigh swims to sinking boat, pulls child to safety.

WDNR’s local aquatic invasive species partners are heroes in protecting Wisconsin’s lakes, rivers and wetlands, but sometimes, a day on the water can lead to much more. What follows is the account of Fond du Lac County AIS Coordinator Andrew … Continue reading

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