I would like to thank all of my "partners" for making the Aquatic Invasive Species presentation at the Western Regional TU meeting in Reno a great success! Thanks to John Ellsworth, Jim Broderick, and Calvin Hazelwood for the very informative presentation on the Lake trout suppression project in... [ READ MORE... ]
Following is a link to an article about a Zebra and Quagga mussel control product called Zequanox. This product has the potential to help control mussels in specific locations such as public and commerical water intakes, boat hulls and equipment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/25/science/science... [ READ MORE... ]
Some good advice from Wisconsin DNR, Wisconsin TU, and River Alliance of Wisconsin regarding fishing equipment care to help prevent the spread of New Zealand Mudsnails.
Come on down to the Emerson on Wednesday, January 29th, for some great fly fishing cinema as the F3T rocks the Emerson Auditorium! Doors open at 6PM! Discount tickets are available from Montana Troutiffters, The Rivers Edge, and the Bozeman Angler. Sponsored by TU!
Here's a link to an article regarding the adoption of new boat cleaning and AIS regulations for the State of New York.
While these new regs focus on boat cleaning and are largely aimed at Zebra and Quagga mussels, the... [ READ MORE... ]
The Didymo Story
A new view of the cause of blooms of the benthic diatom Didymosphenia geminata – very low dissolved phosphorus
February 18th, 2014 12:30 pm
Idaho Commons: Clearwater Room
Dr. Max L. Bothwell
Research Scientist, Environment Canada
Pacific Biological Station, Nanaimo, BC
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New Zealand Mudsnails seem to be making a run across the US showing up in Spring Creek in PA, the lower Chehalis in WA, a tributary of the Truckee in NV, and in Black Earth Creek in WI. Following is a link to an interesting article regarding NZMS research being conducted at the University of Iowa... [ READ MORE... ]
Some good, simple equipment cleaning advice from Wisconsin DNR wardens to duck hunters and anglers about moving aquatic invasive species.
A New Invader, New Zealand Mudsnails, Found in Black Earth Creek
Black Earth, WI: New Zealand mudsnails, tiny invasive snails measuring a mere four to six millimeters, have been found in Black Earth Creek in western Dane County this week by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
This... [ READ MORE... ]
New Zealand Mudsnails were recently discovered in Spring Creek, one of PA's finest limestone creeks.
NZMS infestations can grow to densities of as many as 400,000 per square meter, and at these concentrations, they cause major... [ READ MORE... ]