PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF AIS IS A YEAR-ROUND JOB
Did you know that even when the temperature plummets and a layer of ice covers the water, there are still plants growing under the surface?
Mussels and starry stonewort. Starry stonewort, invasive alga, have plant parts that will die over the winter, but reproductive centers(white, star-shaped bulbils)survive in the sediments of the lake.
Article from Door County Invasive Species Team
Zebra Mussel latching onto an aquatic plant
NATIONAL INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS WEEK
In 2018, we will observe National Invasive Species Awarenss Week from February 26 through March 2. The point of this annual event is to raise awareness and identify solutions to invasive species issures. The event explores how non-native, invasive plants, animals and pathogens impact people, as well as what we can do to prevent the spread and effectively manage them.