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Protecting Wisconsin’s Hunting Tradition

Post by Jeanne Scherer, AIS Outreach Specialist for UW-Extension and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; adapted by Sara Fox  As summer winds down and a hint of color change is showing up in the leaves, Wisconsin’s hunters prepare to take … Continue reading

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Shipwreck Preservation in the Great Lakes Faces Threat of Aquatic Invasive Species

Post by Ryan Smazal, Maritime Preservation Intern at the Wisconsin Historical Society, and Sara Fox, Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Assistant at UW-Extension. Also on Wisconsin Sea Grant’s Great Lakes Takes. As many people might know, the Great Lakes house about … Continue reading

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How Lake Lovers Become Lake Leaders

Post by Carroll Schaal, Lakes and Rivers Section Chief for the DNR’s Water Quality Bureau; adapted by Sara Fox, UW-Extension The waters and beds of natural lakes and streams in Wisconsin are considered Public Trust property – they belong to … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Mussels

Post originally by Phil Moy, formerly Wisconsin Sea Grant; adapted by Sara Fox, UW-Extension Zebra mussels have spread to more than 250 Wisconsin lakes and rivers since being first being identified in 1986. These small mollusks colonize docks, floats and … Continue reading

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