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September 22, 2018
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Q: What is this bush with the black berries that's growing right next to some chokecherry trees? — Judy and Tim Hansen, Sabin, Minn. A:...
September 22, 2018 - 6:00am
August 18, 2018
Commentary: A weed in sheep's clothing
Q: Here's a photo of plants I've found in two different flower beds around our yard. They're pretty, but look weed-like also. Are they a friend...
August 18, 2018 - 7:13am
July 4, 2018
One munch at a time: Goats take up the fight against invasive plants
ST. CROIX FALLS, Wis.—Mr. Billy likes to take naps with his herder. Thud sounds like a dog. Snuggle has obvious preferences for attention....
July 4, 2018 - 8:09pm
August 27, 2016
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have discovered two new cases of the invasive species starry stonewort in Beltrami...
August 27, 2016 - 7:32am
March 15, 2016
Boat plug rule expands to all North Dakota
BISMARCK — An emergency rule implemented last August that requires boaters to pull their drain plugs when entering North Dakota or exiting the Red River will be expanded statewide next month in an effort to prevent the spread of zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species....
March 15, 2016 - 6:32am
November 6, 2015
N.D. aims to expand rule requiring removal of boat plugs
BISMARCK — To prevent the spread of zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species, the state Game and Fish Department hopes to expand an emergency rule implemented in August that requires boaters to pull drain plugs when exiting the Red River or entering North Dakota. Department...
November 6, 2015 - 7:33am
July 23, 2014
Report of zebra mussel on Green Lake investigated
SPICER, Minn. — A report than an adult zebra mussel was found on a dock post on the southeast side of Green Lake is being investigated by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The “rapid response” investigation Tuesday included an extensive search of private docks...
July 23, 2014 - 8:47am
July 3, 2014
Zebra mussel found in Becker County’s Pickerel Lake
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A zebra mussel has been found in Pickerel Lake near Cotton Lake in central Becker County, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources plans to declare the lake infested today. Gary Thompson, owner of Tri-State Diving, said he found a solitary zebra...
July 3, 2014 - 9:18am
June 14, 2014
Officials wary of invasive species in North Dakota
Stutsman County is under attack by land, water and air by hordes of foreign invaders. Invasive species threaten the balance of ecosystems they encroach upon. The invaders compete with native species for food, destroy habitat and often reproduce at higher rates than native species. The...
June 14, 2014 - 6:46am
May 30, 2014
Florida turns to smart phone app to track invasive lionfish
May 30, 2014 - 3:00pm
May 29, 2014
Minnesota lake infested with zebra mussels
FINLAND, Minn. — An aluminum can encrusted with zebra mussels was found recently at Crooked Lake in Lake County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, indicating the foreign invader has apparently moved into another northeastern Minnesota lake. The discovery...
May 29, 2014 - 8:54am
May 28, 2014
Slowing the spread of invasive fish; The war on carp produces a victory with the closing of a Minneapolis lock
MINNEAPOLIS — Fighting a war means taking victories where they come, like Minnesota’s attempt to stop invasive carp from getting a foothold...
May 28, 2014 - 8:02am
June 13, 2011
MDNR has invasive species video
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has produced an instructional video that explains the state's new aquatic invasive species laws and shows boaters what they are required to do when leaving Minnesota waters. The four-minute video features underwater footage of zebra mussels,...
June 13, 2011 - 7:09am
August 17, 2010
Keep N.D. waters free from invasion
The outdoors is a huge part of life in North Dakota and year round residents enjoy the water in numerous capacities. North Dakotans should continue to use proper practices in keeping invasive species out of waters. There's no doubt about it, different varieties of Asian carp are...
August 17, 2010 - 7:06am
August 2, 2010
Zebra mussels; Hold off the inevitable
Zebra mussels are one nasty invasive species, and its microscopic free-swimming young, called veliger, were found in the Red River near Wahpeton this spring. The creatures typically grow to the size of a fingernail. They are incredibly prolific, capable of a density of more than 44,000...
August 2, 2010 - 7:32am