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Invasive plant found in Grant Lake
9 hours 53 min ago
July 10, 2019
Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species that can cause problems on lakes by attaching to boat motors and boat hulls, docks, lifts, rocks and swimming areas. They can also clog irrigation intakes and other pipes. (Contributed)
An Echo Press Editorial: Fresh funding in fight against lake threats
July 10, 2019 - 8:26am
Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species that can cause problems on lakes by attaching to boat motors and boat hulls, docks, lifts, rocks and swimming areas. They can also clog irrigation intakes and other pipes. (Contributed)
County moves ahead with AIS prevention
April 10, 2019 - 8:50am
March 8, 2019
CD3 decontamination systems can provide full waterless cleaning service to 100 boats per day. (Contributed)
County continues fight against aquatic invasive species
March 8, 2019 - 8:19am
August 11, 2018
Raked-up starry stonewort from Lake Koronis in Paynesville. (Contributed / DNR)
Volunteers needed to search for starry stonewort
August 11, 2018 - 5:07am
January 25, 2018
Last summer, watercraft inspectors Nick Heseltine and Matthew Wolbersen inspect stand-up paddleboards after an event on Lake Le Homme Dieu. (Contributed)
Douglas County again gearing up for boat inspections
January 25, 2018 - 8:51am
December 19, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources provided this image of zebra mussels that were found in Lake Andrew in 2016. (photo: Minnesota DNR)
Land of 10,000 boat inspections: County details efforts in battle against invasive species
December 19, 2017 - 5:20pm
November 6, 2017
DNR release: Agency looking for AIS advisory committee members
November 6, 2017 - 3:43pm
August 10, 2017
Zebra mussels found in Whiskey, Chippewa lakes
August 10, 2017 - 12:17pm
August 3, 2017
Kruegers Creek Access on Lake L'Homme Dieu will soon be home to a permanent decon station that boaters can use to pressure wash their boats to help with the spread of invasive aquatic species. Currently, L'Homme Dieu is on the Department of Natural Resources infested waters list for zebra mussels and Eurasian Watermilfoil. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
L'Homme Dieu to get permanent boat decontamination station
August 3, 2017 - 6:14am
July 18, 2017
Eurasian watermilfoil has been located in three different lakes in Douglas County - Oscar, L'Homme Dieu and most recently, Victoria. (Contributed)
Eurasian watermilfoil found in Lake Victoria
July 18, 2017 - 5:07pm
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
Starry Stonewort pulled from Lake Koronis in Stearns County. (Contributed | Department of Natural Resources)
Threat of another AIS
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
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