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aquatic invasive species

March 10, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources provided this image of zebra mussels that were found in Lake Andrew. (photo: Minnesota DNR)
An AIS battle plan
March 10, 2017 - 6:00am
February 16, 2017
A zebra mussel is on the list of aquatic invasive species that is the focus of an effort to keep them out of lakes and rivers in the region. Forum News Service file photo.
Minnesota lake businesses must take aquatic invasive species training
February 16, 2017 - 4:45pm
January 20, 2017
Wanted: Watercraft inspectors
January 20, 2017 - 6:00am
October 19, 2016
Lake Koronis resident speaks out about Starry Stonewort
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
Starry Stonewort pulled from Lake Koronis in Stearns County. (Contributed | Department of Natural Resources)
Threat of another AIS
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
September 2, 2016
Starry stonewort has been confirmed in Lake Winnibigoshish in Itasca and Cass counties, Moose Lake in Beltrami County and Rice Lake in Stearns County. To date, Starry Stonewort has been found in four Beltrami County lakes. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)
Starry stonewort found in Stearns, Cass, Itasca counties
September 2, 2016 - 4:31pm
July 25, 2016
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UPDATE: Zebra mussels found in Lake Osakis (w/video)
July 25, 2016 - 2:25pm
May 11, 2016
DNR release: Mandatory training required for AIS violators
May 11, 2016 - 2:13pm
March 25, 2016
Zebra mussels are one of the aquatic invasive species in some area lakes. (Echo Press file photo)
County approves aquatic invasive species plan
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
In December, workers, under contract with the Department of Natural Resources, pump water from Christmas Lake into a tank, where it was mixed with granular potassium chloride and injected back into the lake. (Contributed photo courtesy of Department of Natural Resources)
DNR makes headway in zebra battle
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
DNR Invasive Species Specialist Nathan Olson operated an invasive species decontamination unit at Lake Carlos State Park in August 2011. (Echo Press file photo)
Are you aiding and abetting zebra mussels?
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 24, 2015
Zebra mussels from last fall cling to a boat lift that was on dry land on the edge of Lake Minnewaska. (Contributed)
County board takes look at invasive species plan
April 24, 2015 - 12:00am
April 22, 2015
Brad Jenson of Glenwood took this photo of zebra mussels clinging to a boat lift that was on dry land on the edge of Lake Minnewaska. The mussels, which died days after the boat lift was taken into shore last fall, indicate the hold they’ve taken, not just on Minnewaska but on several area lakes. (Contributed)
Zebras gone wild
April 22, 2015 - 12:00am
April 15, 2015
Mark Ranweiler, a DNR assistant aquatic invasive species specialist, interacts with lake service providers at last week’s meeting in Alexandria at the Douglas County Public Works building. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Fight against AIS continues
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
March 20, 2015
County gears up for another battle against invasive species
March 20, 2015 - 12:00am