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Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center

March 23, 2019
Outdoor Notes for March 23
March 23, 2019 - 8:30am
March 18, 2019
Ruud introduces legislation to combat aquatic invasive species
March 18, 2019 - 9:30am
April 27, 2018
Mark Johnson staffs a booth at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair to help educate the public about aquatic invasive species.  A lakeshore resident on Meeker County's Lake Washington, Johnson was among the first to complete the AIS Detectors program offered by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center and the University of Minnesota Extension. (Photo by Megan Weber)
State develops citizen network of AIS Detectors
April 27, 2018 - 10:00pm
April 26, 2018
Learn to detect aquatic invasives
April 26, 2018 - 2:30pm
April 7, 2018
Curly-leaf pondweed is a non-native, invasive submersed aquatic plant. It is generally the first pondweed to come up in spring and dies in mid-summer. Leaves have undulating and finely serrated edges. Curly-leaf pondweed has caused problems in lakes by producing extensive mats in 3 to 10 feet of water. The plant is often a problem in lakes with low water clarity, mid-summer Secchi depths of three feet or less.
Registration open for AIS detection training program
April 7, 2018 - 7:00am
February 28, 2017
Peter Sorensen
Founder of AIS research center to speak
February 28, 2017 - 10:33am
February 18, 2017
Professor Donn Branstrator holds a core sample taken from the lake floor as it is removed from a hole in the ice on Mille Lacs Lake Thursday. 
Photo courtesy Christine Lee
Core samples from Mille Lacs Lake may explain walleye woes
February 18, 2017 - 8:04pm
November 2, 2016
Thirteen residents of Brainerd and elsewhere across northern Minnesota are now the state’s first certified detectors for aquatic invasive species in Minnesota lakes. Submitted photo
University of Minnesota certifies first class of AIS Detectors
November 2, 2016 - 9:26pm