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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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Mississippi River water hyacinth, water lettuce and parrot feather, oh my!

In recent years, three invasive species of aquatic plants have been found in Pool 5 of the Mississippi River near Buffalo City, WI.  These three species – water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes), and parrot feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum) … Continue reading

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