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A Powerful Ally for Those Who Enjoy Lakes.

Some of the most popular lakes in Wisconsin result from the impoundment of large rivers by hydroelectric dams and produce artificial lakes or flowages that can be hundreds to thousands of acres in extent. The management plans for these water … Continue reading

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Early Results Indicate AIS Widespread and New AIS Detected

In 2011, the state was awarded a federal grant through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, allowing aquatic invasive species (AIS) efforts to expand throughout the Great Lakes Basins and collect data on AIS distribution statewide.  The statewide monitoring project also … 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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