Eurasian Watermilfoil

Eurasian Milfoil, Boats, Lake

House Budget Bill Rolls Back Invasive Species Boating Rule

A House budget bill would change Minnesota’s law aimed at requiring watercraft owners to get training on how to spot and prevent aquatic invasive species. The House environment finance bill slated for committee action Tuesday would repeal the requirement that boaters affix a special trailer decal they would get after completing a training course on invasive species.

04/13/2015

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DNR: Zebra Mussels, Milfoil Found In Kandiyohi Co. Lakes

The Department of Natural Resources says invasive species were reported in two Kandiyohi County lakes last month. In mid-July, the DNR confirmed that there was Eurasian watermilfoil in Games Lake, about 7 miles east of Sunburg, Minn. That confirmation came after a lakeshore owner reported the infestation to authorities.

08/04/2014

Eurasian Milfoil, Loon

DNR: Eurasian Watermilfoil Found In McCormack Lake In St. Louis Co.

The DNR announced Thursday that Eurasian watermilfoil is growing in McCormack Lake in St. Louis County.

08/09/2012

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DNR: Prevent Invasive Species From Spreading Or Face Fines

As boating season commences, the DNR wants to remind all “weekend captains” to do their part in preventing our lakes and rivers from being overrun by invasive species of plants and other aquatic life.

05/04/2012

zebra mussels

Minn. Urges Boaters To ‘Pull Plug’ On Invasives

With the fishing season opener coming up Saturday, Minnesota is urging boaters to ‘pull the plug’ on aquatic invasive species.

05/11/2011