Scientists Struggle To Measure Impact Of Invasive SpeciesScientists still don't have a clear answer on whether invasive species are destroying Minnesota's lakes more than 20 years after they started spreading in the state's waters.
DNR: Zebra Mussels Confirmed In 3 Metro-Area LakesThe DNR will conduct follow-up surveys of all three lakes to determine the severity and to assess treatment options.
Invasive Bloody Red Shrimp Found In Lake SuperiorThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says researchers found a single specimen of the tiny shrimp in the Duluth-Superior harbor last summer.
DNR: Zebra Mussels Confirmed In Medicine Lake"After at least six years of reports of zebra mussels on Medicine Lake that turned out to be negative, it’s disappointing to make this confirmation."
Mississippi River Dam Operations Changed To Deter Invasive FishThe Army Corps of Engineers has tweaked how it runs Lock and Dam 8 on the Mississippi River in Genoa, Wisconsin, in hopes of impeding the spread upriver of invasive Asian carp.
DNR: Entire Minnesota River Added To Infested Waters ListThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources now says the entire Minnesota River has been added to the Infested Waters List.
Annandale Bands Together To Stave Off Zebra Mussel InvasionUsing snorkels and scuba gear, groups are scouring the shallows and the deeper water at Cedar Lake.
North Dakota Protest Areas To Be Monitored For Invasive SpeciesNorth Dakota's Agriculture Department is encouraging people to be aware of the threat of invasive plant pests and diseases, especially after the months of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
DNR: Invasive Silver Carp Captured In St. Croix RiverThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have confirmed the first capture of an invasive silver carp on the St. Croix River.
Invasive Starry Stonewort Spreading Across USAn aquatic weed is creeping across the Great Lakes region that grows really fast and is very hard to kill.
Aquatic Invasive Species Research Lab Unveiled At 'U'Invasive species in Minnesota's lakes is a growing problem. And now researchers at the University of Minnesota have a better way to help combat that problem.
EPA OKs 'Sex Lure' To Trap Invasive Sea LampreysFor the first time, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a synthetic sexual lure to help capture sea lampreys in the Great Lakes. Lampreys are eel-like creatures that invaded the lakes in the last century and severely depleted populations of trout and other native fish.
Asian Carp Could Make Up One-Third Of Lake Erie's Fish WeightA scientific report says if Asian carp become established in Lake Erie, they eventually could make up about one-third of the lake's combined fish weight and cause drop-offs in other fish species.
Crews Find Asian Carp Creeping Closer To Lake MichiganFederal crews have discovered two Asian carp in the Illinois River, 12 miles closer to Lake Michigan than where others of that size previously were seen.
Despite Treatment, Zebra Mussels Confirmed In Christmas LakeOnce again, though the Department of Natural Resources reported aggressive treatment, zebra mussels continue their stubborn residence in Christmas Lake. The DNR said that 16 zebra mussels were confirmed in the Shorewood lake across a wide area.