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April 15, 2019
Invasive silver carp. Courtesy Minnesota DNR
DNR confirms invasive silver carp on St. Croix River
April 15, 2019 - 5:03pm
December 26, 2018
Elongate hemlock scale — the tiny brown bugs shown here — attack evergreen needles and can lead to major damage in nurseries, yards and forests. Wisconsin state officials are urging homeowners to burn or bag wreaths and other decorations because infested items were found at stores across the state. Courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Officials urge burning or bagging natural holiday decor: New invasive beetle found in bough decorations sold at big box stores in Wisconsin
December 26, 2018 - 7:14pm
October 11, 2018
Zebra mussels discovered in another Otter Tail County lake
October 11, 2018 - 2:09pm
September 22, 2018
Don Kinzler says this reader-submitted photo shows common buckthorn, an invasive species that's toxic to humans. Submitted photo
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
September 22, 2018 - 6:00am
August 18, 2018
Kathy Greener, of Fargo, wonders what kind of weed is responsible for this flower. Special to Forum News Service
Commentary: A weed in sheep's clothing
August 18, 2018 - 7:13am
August 3, 2018
Starry stonewort confirmed in Twin Cities lake
August 3, 2018 - 3:16pm
July 19, 2018
DNR confirms zebra mussels in Bay Lake northwest of Mille Lacs
July 19, 2018 - 5:59pm
July 4, 2018
One of 30 goats from Munch Bunch go to work on the hillside of Prospect Park in Hudson, Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
One munch at a time: Goats take up the fight against invasive plants
July 4, 2018 - 8:09pm
July 2, 2018
Zebra mussels found in Jewett Lake in Otter Tail County. Minnesota DNR photo
Zebra mussels found in Becker, Otter Tail county lakes
July 2, 2018 - 4:14pm
June 17, 2018
Steve Long, left, and Yasmin Scrivner use aquascopes to look for potential invasive species on the lake bottom along the shore of Turtle Lake. The scope allow the user a sharp view of the bottom without the distortions caused by waves. Bob King / Forum News Service
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
June 17, 2018 - 8:42am
April 5, 2018
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. Submitted photo
Strategy for fighting invasive species: Slow the spread
April 5, 2018 - 6:14pm
March 12, 2018
A cluster of zebra mussels sits on a navagation buoy that was pulled from Lake Superior by the USCG Cutter Alder. (2006 file photo / Forum News Service)
Zebra mussels double water clarity in Big Winnie: DNR calls meeting to talk about future of walleye fishery
March 12, 2018 - 6:05am
June 8, 2017
This is the bighead carp taken near Redwood Falls by a bowfisher. It weighed 61.7 pounds and measured 47 1/2 inches in length.
Minnesota's largest invasive carp taken near Redwood Falls
June 8, 2017 - 10:49am
September 15, 2016
For first time, invasive crayfish confirmed in Minnesota lake
September 15, 2016 - 12:24pm
August 26, 2016
Minnesota DNR reports two more cases of starry stonewort
August 26, 2016 - 2:29pm
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