Sunday, June 13, 2021

Curly-Leaf Pondweed- A Non-Native Aquatic Plant

Curly-leaf pondweed is a hardy perennial submersed aquatic plant. Attached to the lake or pond bottom by rhizomes, it can grow to...

Zebra mussel fears mellow for some as prevention efforts slow spread

InForum July 3, 2020 For years, zebra mussels have been slowly spreading to lakes in Minnesota, including Lake Maud...

What’s So Bad About AIS?

What are some of the current AIS threats to Minnesota? A quick overview of Zebra and quagga mussels, Eurasian water milfoil, Starry...

Walleye Are Smaller In Lakes With AIS

Young Walleye Are Smaller In MN Lakes With Zebra Mussels, Spiny Waterflea A new University of Minnesota study has...

Flowering Rush Problem – A Fix

Now, the infamous invasive plant is finally getting under control. Authorities with the Pelican River Watershed District are calling it...

Valuing Aquatic Invasive Species Management

MAISRC researchers are working to quantify and analyze the ecological and economic value of AIS damages and AIS management as they relate...

AIS Harvesting Concerns Raised

Area News | Published on January 16, 2019 at 10:28am CST | Author: Pelican Rapids Press 0

Clogged boat motors, ‘pea soup’ waters prompt Lake Lida action

Weed-killing treatments take aim at curly-leaf pondweed Chemical treatments to control curly-leaf pondweed are being planned for application...

Curly-leaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus)

Description Appearance Curly-leaf pondweed is a rooted, submersed aquatic plant. Its coloration varies from olive-green to reddish-brown.

Algae bloom

An algal bloom or algae bloom is a rapid increase or accumulation in the population of algae in freshwater or marine water systems, and is recognized by the discoloration in the...

Dead Lake, Franklin Lake donate funds to video-audio fight against invasive species

Lake associations representing Dead Lake and Franklin Lake plan to donate funds which will support I-LID operations in order to curtail the...

I-LIDS Inspection and Education System

The I-LIDS automated inspection and education systems are in use at 13 launches within Otter Tail County. Sensors identify when boaters are present. The...

Infested Waters List

Infested Waters List Spreadsheet The DNR will add a lake, river, pond or wetland to the infested waters list...

AIS Laws – Everywhere

Read and heed aquatic nuisance species and aquatic invasive species laws — everywhere you travel We’d seen...

Starry Stonewort Video

New Starry Stonewort Video ReleasedThe invasive alga starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) has become an increasing problem in Minnesota lakes since it was...

Great Lakes freighters may have to treat ballast water to curb invasive species

Great Lakes freighters may have to treat ballast water to curb invasive species August 27, 2019 4:00 a.m.

Water Quality Distorted by Zebra Mussels

Water Quality Distorted by Zebra Mussels Recent studies have confirmed that if your lake has zebra mussels you cannot compare your...

CD3 Stations

CD3 manufactures waterless cleaning systems designed to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species by empowering boaters to clean, drain, dry their boats and...