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Wading into the Big Muddy – Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention on the Mississippi River.

 Take me to the river and drop me in the water Dip me in the river, drop me in the water Washing me down, washing me down These words from the hit song “Take Me to the River” first penned … Continue reading

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Eating Invasives

Bob Wakeman, the Department’s statewide Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Coordinator, responded two years ago to a question by a citizen about the legality of collecting the invasive, but edible, Chinese mystery snail Cipangopaludina (Bellamya) chinensis for eating.  A Department attorney … Continue reading

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Vilas County Invasive Species Coordinator Ted Ritter wins Invader Crusader Award

Vilas County invasive species coordinator Ted Ritter has accomplished a lot since he first began patrolling the Northwoods for aquatic invasives in 2004. This week, he was recognized for his achievements with an Invader Crusader Award as Wisconsin’s 2012 outstanding … Continue reading

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