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  • New restrictions limit spread of invasive quagga mussels

    New restrictions limit spread of invasive quagga mussels

    Arizona: Local Boater Program Allows Limited Access to Lake Powell New restrictions limit spread of invasive quagga mussels

  • Invasive Mussels Can Survive Wyoming Winters

    Invasive Mussels Can Survive Wyoming Winters

    Aquatic invasive species like zebra and quagga mussels are tiny but resilient.

  • Combatting Invasive Mussels

    Combatting Invasive Mussels

    The U.S. Department of the Interior today announced that four of its Bureaus will further coordinate efforts to prevent, contain and control quagga and zebra mussels in western states.

  • Invasive zebra mussels were discovered in Delta Lake

    Invasive zebra mussels were discovered in Delta Lake

    The Rome Hatchery is one of DEC's largest hatcheries with annual production totaling nearly 160,000 pounds of brook, rainbow, and brown trout.

  • Prevention of Aquatic Invasive Species Sees Record Year in Washington

    Prevention of Aquatic Invasive Species Sees Record Year in Washington

    Boaters helped the state celebrate a record year for efforts to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species into Washington's waterways, including zebra and quagga mussels, aquatic plants, and fish and amphibian diseases.

  • Paid to fish for an invasive species in the Grand Canyon. Here's how...

    Paid to fish for an invasive species in the Grand Canyon. Here's how...

    The National Park Service is planning to pay people to catch an invasive brown trout in the Grand Canyon

  • Invasive fish found that breathe air and survive on land

    Invasive fish found that breathe air and survive on land

    DNR said anglers should kill it immediately and freeze it, citing how the fish can survive on land.

  • Invasive Species Threatening Lake Tahoe

    Invasive Species Threatening Lake Tahoe

    The lake faces many environmental challenges, and scientists at the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) in Incline Village, Nevada, have discovered an invasive species that is affecting the lake's clarity.

  • Invasive species in major estuaries...

    Invasive species in major estuaries...

    Many of the invasive species in major estuaries (such as San Francisco Bay) arrived through ballast water or attached to exterior surfaces of ships.

  • Californians Fight Spread of Invasive Mussels

    Californians Fight Spread of Invasive Mussels

    California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to remain cautious over the three-day Memorial Day weekend.

  • Aquatic Invasive Species Check for Kayaks

    Aquatic Invasive Species Check for Kayaks

    Canoes, kayaks and other non-motorized watercraft are considered lower risk in comparison to a complex watercraft like a wakeboard boat or cabin cruiser; however, they can still harbor and spread AIS.

  • Invasive Species Inspection Stations

    Invasive Species Inspection Stations

    Aquatic invasive species inspections are required for all watercraft entering Oregon

  • Nutria: More Than 400 Invasive Rodents Captured to Date

    Nutria: More Than 400 Invasive Rodents Captured to Date

    The eradication efforts have prioritized the one known nutria population in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in order to limit their spread and impact on California’s most important water resource

  • Invasive Species Concerns Bans Trailed Boats

    Invasive Species Concerns Bans Trailed Boats

    Trailered boats will not be permitted on Standley Lake beginning this summer due to increasing concerns of zebra and quagga mussel infestation.

  • Delta Aquatic Invasive Plants Control Begins

    Delta Aquatic Invasive Plants Control Begins

    The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is set to begin this year’s efforts to control aquatic invasive plants in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta region and Suisun Marsh. Pending weather conditions, DBW will begin herbicide treatment next week for water hyacinth, South American spongeplant, Uruguay water primrose, alligatorweed, Brazilian waterweed, curlyleaf pondweed, Eurasian watermilfoil, coontail and fanwort as part of an integrated plant control program.

  • Tracking Invasive Gulf Species

    Tracking Invasive Gulf Species

    National Invasive Species Awareness Week is Feb. 25-March 3. According to the National Wildlife Federation, some 42 percent of threatened or endangered species are at risk because of invasives.

  • New Wyoming Locations Reveal Invasive Species

    New Wyoming Locations Reveal Invasive Species

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently confirmed new findings of New Zealand mudsnails in both the North Platte River near Casper and the Salt River south of Alpine.

  • Invasive Species Tools in new Wildlife Forever Catalog

    Invasive Species Tools in new Wildlife Forever Catalog

    As lake and river communities continue to fight the spread of invasive species, Wildlife Forever unveils an arsenal of tools to help educate the public and provide on-the-ground, access based tools to help boaters Clean Drain and Dry (CD2) boats and equipment.

  • Invasive Milfoil Found in 2nd Lake in Maine

    Invasive Milfoil Found in 2nd Lake in Maine

    Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has confirmed growth of Eurasian water milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) in the north end of Cobbosseecontee (aka Cobbossee) Lake in Winthrop.  The plant was discovered in July by Friends of Cobbossee Watershed (FOCW) plant surveyors.  DEP, FOCW and Cobbossee Watershed District have searched for and removed plants since last month's discovery.

  • Does the herbicide Roundup hurt fish in the Delta while killing off invasive plants? VIDEO

    Does the herbicide Roundup hurt fish in the Delta while killing off invasive plants? VIDEO

    Does the herbicide Roundup hurt fish in the Delta while killing off invasive plants? Their answer was no...