Following is a link to a very good article summarizing recently published Didymo research findings and pointing out the need for anglers to continue to practice clean angling.
Minnesota DNR is offering AIS training to the public. Following is a link to the article containing the information. TU members are well know for their "boots on the ground" conservation efforts. If you live in the area around Spicer, consider taking the training helping out in the fight against... [ READ MORE... ]
We've been receiving lots of questions regarding the Zebra and Quagga mussel control product named Zeaquanox. Following is a good article which includes clarification from the developer of the product, Dan Molloy. Pay special attention to what Molloy has to say about the use of the product. Most... [ READ MORE... ]
Not sure who said it, may have been Winston Churchill, but the belief that "wars are won a battle at a time" underscores not only military strategy, but it applies to the "war on aquatic invasive species", too. War might be an overstatement, but there's no question that the impacts on native... [ READ MORE... ]
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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