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aquatic invasive species

September 15, 2016
Red swamp crayfish confirmed in Minnesota lake
September 15, 2016 - 11:00pm
September 2, 2016
Starry stonewort found in Moose Lake, Lake Winnibigoshish
September 2, 2016 - 11:32am
August 19, 2016
A drift curtain was installed at the public access on Big Turtle Lake, north of Bemidji, on Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to contain the starry stonewort, a prohibited aquatic invasive species. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A big curtain for Big Turtle
August 19, 2016 - 5:29pm
August 18, 2016
A heavy coat of zebra mussels covers boats lifts that were removed recently from Green Lake. Last fall there were only a handful of zebra mussels discovered on docks when they were removed from Green Lake. The invasive species was confirmed in Green Lake in 2014.
Zebra mussels found in Detroit Lake
August 18, 2016 - 10:20pm
August 15, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
August 15, 2016 - 8:09pm
June 27, 2016
Zebra mussels are one of the Aquatic Invasive Species that can threaten a local body of water. (File photo)
OUTDOORS: More AIS inspections, education for boaters, anglers
June 27, 2016 - 7:47pm
May 31, 2016
ENVIRONMENT: Record number of inspectors hired to curb invasive species
May 31, 2016 - 9:27pm
April 14, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Inspections crucial in protecting our lakes
April 14, 2016 - 2:20pm
March 28, 2016
The oceangoing freighter — or “saltie” — Kom enters the Duluth ship canal in April 2015. After a decades-long stream of foreign invaders that hitchhiked across the oceans in the ballast of salties, the Great Lakes haven’t seen a confirmed new aquatic invasive species since 2006. (File photo | Duluth News Tribune)
No new confirmed aquatic invasive species in Great Lakes for 10 years
March 28, 2016 - 9:15am
February 25, 2016
AIS open house for Beltrami County
February 25, 2016 - 7:48pm
December 5, 2015
West Winnie Boat landing open for the winter
December 5, 2015 - 4:26pm
July 21, 2015
Waterfleas found in Lake Vermillion
July 21, 2015 - 8:59am
June 23, 2015
Emily Powers, a watercraft inspector for Beltrami County, checks a boat at the public access on Grace Lake. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
AIS: Clean it up: Still too many contaminated boats coming into Beltrami County waters, officials say
June 23, 2015 - 7:06pm
June 2, 2015
Members of the Grace Lake Association stand next to the “Internet Landing Installed Device Sensor” or I-LIDS at the public access on Grace Lake. From left to right are Jim Kramer, Bob Brouse, Rick Black, association president, Richard Sampson and Doug Goodman. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Keeping an eye on AIS: Local lake associations install devices to help stop aquatic invasive species
June 2, 2015 - 7:14pm
May 23, 2015
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
May 23, 2015 - 3:29pm