Tag Archives: Zebra Mussels

As the ice begins to melt, here are some invasive species to be on the lookout for

By Jenny Seifert, UWEX Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist The weird spring tease we got this week – in February – got me thinking about what sorts of aquatic invasive species (AIS) water lovers could be on the lookout for … Continue reading

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Tracking an advancing invasion: FAQs about zebra mussels in Lake Mendota

Understanding how new arrivals of non-native plants and animals impact our lakes and waterways is important for making smart management decisions. That is why the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is supporting research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for … Continue reading

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Shawano County hosts tests of zebra mussel biocontrol

SHAWANO, Wis. – Federal scientists are bringing a mobile laboratory to the shores of Shawano Lake to test a new natural treatment to control zebra mussels, an aggressive, invasive aquatic species that can harm lake ecosystems, hamper recreation, and clog … Continue reading

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