Invasive Pests

Re-invigorated Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program in MN

. . . new (and touted as “much improved” when first launched) aquatic invasive species prevention and control program now scrambling after the shutdown. . . . DNR aquatic invasive species specialists are scrambling to make up lost time [while gov. quit working, zebra mussels in Minnesota’s 50 or so infested lakes and rivers likely […]

DNR: Dam funding cut could let Asian carp spread

St. Paul, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota House committee has eliminated funding to rebuild a dam that officials say is the best option for stopping the spread of invasive Asian carp up the Mississippi River into many of the central and northern lakes. Full Story Here.