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Getting Everyone Involved in Invasive Species Awareness

Post reprinted from Lake Tides Volume 43 No. 3 Summer/Fall 2018.    Dealing with invasive species can be a daunting task, but don’t give up! There are so many great paid staff and volunteers out there working with you to … Continue reading

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NR 40 New Species Consideration – Submit Your Recommendations Now!

The Wisconsin Invasive Species Council is currently taking recommendations for species to be considered for potential regulation under Wisconsin’s invasive species rule, ch. NR 40.  Chapter NR 40 first went into effect in 2009, and was last revised in 2015.  More … Continue reading

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Hybrid Milfoil: Coming to a Lake Near You?

Post by Sara Fox, Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Extension. This post was originally featured on the UW-Sea Grant Blog.  This summer, while water skiing in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, I recall taking a massive wipeout. I remember expecting … Continue reading

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Starry Stonewort: Up-And-Coming AIS of Wisconsin

Post by Bradley Steckart, Waukesha and Washington County AIS Coordinator; adapted by Sara Fox, UW-Extension Starry Stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) has made a name for itself in Wisconsin as a well-known invasive species. Questions surrounding its unknown impacts and the viability … Continue reading

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