STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN New test results show no DNA evidence of Asian carp
There was a glimmer of good news in the battle against Asian carp this morning when the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced results from new DNA analyses of water samples from the Miss... Posted on 4/4/13 at 10:59 AM
OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Disease-causing snails found downstream of Lake Winnie
Faucet snails, which have been linked to waterfowl deaths at Lake Winnibigoshish, have been found in the Mississippi River downstream of Lake Winnibigoshish, according to the Minnesota Department of ... Posted on 9/27/10 at 3:31 PM
A bill instructing the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to contract for design work on an electric barrier at Lock and Dam No. 1 in St. Paul passed the House Environment and Natural Resources Policy committee Wednesday.
The fine for forgetting to pull your drain plug at a boat landing, allowing a zebra mussel into your boat or leaving weeds hanging on your trailer will double starting Sunday across Minnesota to as much as $500.
A crackdown on the spread of aquatic invasive species isn't getting through to enough Minnesota boaters, the Department of Natural Resources said Monday. The violation rate is 20 percent so far this year, the agency said, releasing some initial statistics from stepped-up patrol efforts.
Minnesota authorities will be cracking down this fishing season on boaters who carelessly or unwittingly spread unwanted hitchhikers such as zebra mussels, Eurasian watermilfoil and spiny water fleas across the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
The Senate bill differs from a House committee version, which provides more money for the center and for barriers limiting the movement of Asian carp and less money for the Mississippi Northwoods Habitat Complex.
From electric barriers to a proposed research center at the University of Minnesota, aquatic-invader legislation is gaining traction at the state Capitol. Millions of state dollars are almost certain to follow.
George Wynn, 54, pleaded guilty in Otter Tail County District Court on Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of introducing an invasive species. Wynn was ordered to pay $500 restitution plus $500 in fines and fees. The settlement drew some criticism.
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