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Clean Boats Clean Waters Clean Grants (CBCWCG): One of Wisconsin’s First Lean Government Projects Helps Local Communities Help Lakes

Thanks to applicant and recipient feedback, preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species in Wisconsin just got easier. Since the Clean Boats Clean Waters initiative was launched back in 2003, diligent volunteers and paid staff have inspected hundreds of thousands of boats … Continue reading

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Granting Assistance with Aquatic Invasive Species Problems

During a recent focus group study anglers voiced a commitment to protecting their lakes from aquatic invasive species (AIS).  One angler explained, “You do it because it’s the right thing to do.  If you use the water, you should help … Continue reading

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Boaters Willing to Put Pressure on Aquatic Invasive Species

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources conducted a limited pilot survey of boaters to gauge their views on boat decontamination using power washing as a means of preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) with generous support from the … Continue reading

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The Clean Water Act turned 40!

October 18th was the 40th Anniversary of the passage of the Clean Water Act. In honor of this very important date, the Wisconsin DNR has created a special web page which discusses what the Clean Water Act looks like in Wisconsin … Continue reading

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