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aquatic invasive species
April 20, 2015
Divers find no zebra mussels in Twin Cities lake after treatment
SHOREWOOD, Minn. -- Initial searches by divers indicate a three-step treatment of Christmas Lake in the western Twin Cities suburb of Shorewood for zebra mussels has been effective, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The dive, conducted inside and directly...
April 20, 2015 - 8:53pm
August 1, 2014
Snails cause closure of Lake Winnie campground harbor
CASS LAKE -- An invasive species has caused a seasonal harbor at the Lake Winnie Campground to close.
August 1, 2014 - 3:51pm
July 24, 2014
Single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake near Spicer
SPICER, Minn. -- The one tiny zebra mussel that was found Monday on a dock on the southeast side of Green Lake isn’t much to look at. After being passed around a few times and stored in a baggie with a bit of water, the adult zebra mussel – most likely dead – was starting...
July 24, 2014 - 9:10am
July 11, 2014
More boaters ticketed for invasive species violations
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials said Thursday that they are finding too many boaters who are not taking required steps to prevent spreading aquatic invasive species. The DNR reported watercraft inspectors working at public water access points this...
July 11, 2014 - 12:07am
June 27, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Becker County lake
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Zebra mussels have been discovered in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Friday. The DNR’s discovery is the first time the invasive species has been found in the Detroit Lakes area, Barry Stratton,...
June 27, 2014 - 12:21pm
May 31, 2014
Armed to fight AIS: Beltrami County tackles AIS with new inspection program
BEMIDJI -- New state money may help the Bemidji area stem the tide of aquatic invasive species already infiltrating local lakes. Last August,...
May 31, 2014 - 3:20am
May 12, 2014
State fighting spread of aquatic invasive species
Fishing opener marks the beginning of the busy season on many of Minnesota's lakes. Soon, families will be enjoying the lakes we are so well known for. The problem is that many of those folks bring something else along for the ride when they load up their boats back onto their trailers. Aquatic...
May 12, 2014 - 3:56pm
May 5, 2014
Beltrami County hires AIS inspector
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County now has an official solely devoted to the task of watching for aquatic invasive species, or AIS. The county announced the hiring of Chris Richardson, a recent BSU grad, in a release Monday. Richardson will head up a special team of inspectors who will...
May 5, 2014 - 5:24pm
October 28, 2013
Asian carp reproduce in Great Lakes watershed
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal scientists say they've found evidence for the first time that Asian carp have reproduced successfully within the Great Lakes watershed. U.S. Geological Survey experts reported Monday that four grass carp taken from the Sandusky River in Ohio...
October 28, 2013 - 11:31am
Pioneer Viewpoints: Keep our lakes free of AIS
Pioneer Editorial Board We know we have been beating the drum about fighting Aquatic Invasive Species this summer, but recent news that a boat exiting Lake Bemidji was found to have dead zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil is another wake-up call for all of us.
August 28, 2013 - 1:51am
July 29, 2013
Letter: City should support Friends of Lake Bemidji
The Turtle River Watershed board voted unanimously last Tuesday evening to support Syd Corrigan and Friends of Lake Bemidji in their modest request for city funds to hire more Aquatic Invasive Species inspectors for Lake Bemidji. We think Councilman (Roger) Hellquist's observation...
July 29, 2013 - 4:23pm
July 26, 2013
Let's address AIS problem statewide
I wanted to write to address the issue of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) in Minnesota lakes. News continues to come out that lakes across the state are being impacted by various types of invasive species. Needless to say, for a state that takes great pride in its over 12,000 lakes,...
July 26, 2013 - 1:40am
July 18, 2013
Lake districts cause a stir in Minnesota
By Dan Gunderson MPR News 91.3 FM MARION LAKE — Property owners throughout Minnesota are increasingly turning to a new funding tool...
July 18, 2013 - 11:32pm
July 17, 2013
Educating boat owners about AIS
Volunteers from the Turtle River Watershed Association completed two weekends of helping boat owners inspect their boats for aquatic invasive species (AIS) prior to launching them at Big Turtle and Beltrami access. Two days in May, the 25th and 26th, and two days in July, the...
July 17, 2013 - 11:29pm
July 6, 2013
Taking AIM at AIS: Educating while inspecting
BEMIDJI — Josh Martindale uses his hands to feel underneath a boat’s hull and trailer, carefully using his fingers to search for evidence...
July 6, 2013 - 11:06pm