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aquatic invasive species
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
Taking AIM at AIS: Invasive species are on the doorstep
BEMIDJI — Lake Bemidji and the other lakes within a long cast of Bemidji are free of aquatic invasive species — at least for now. The...
July 6, 2013 - 11:01pm
Taking AIM at AIS: Know the enemy
July 6, 2013 - 10:54pm
DNR: AIS inspections can result in fines
BEMIDJI — Consider Beltrami County a castle under siege. Outside its walls, rusty crayfish, Zebra mussels and Eurasion milfoil are waiting. And in many cases, they’re being brought inside the county by its own residents, and sometimes tourists, boaters and fishermen who...
July 6, 2013 - 10:50pm
July 5, 2013
Understanding the enemy
ST. PAUL — Aquatic invasive species continue to expand their ranges within Minnesota but state officials have taken an aggressive approach in efforts to slow the spread. So far, the Bemidji area lakes are thought to be free of AIS, but invasive species have been discovered...
July 5, 2013 - 9:47pm
June 4, 2013
Volunteer coordinator may be needed to combat aquatic invasive species
BEMIDJI — The creeping threat of aquatic invasive species, not yet seen in Beltrami County lakes, rivers and ponds, may result in the hiring...
June 4, 2013 - 9:09pm