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August 29, 2016
Aquatic Restoration Service, contracted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, begins the treatment process for the starry stonewort, an invasive species, found in Turtle Lake. Infested water and lake habitat is pumped through the white dewatering bag shown above and filters the water back into the lake while catching the starry stonewort. Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR begins operation to suck out starry stonewort infestation on Turtle Lake
August 29, 2016 - 5:54pm
August 26, 2016
Once established in a lake, starry stonewort can grow in large mats and crowd out native vegetation. Submitted photo.
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
August 26, 2016 - 2:54pm
August 2, 2016
Terry Frazee, left, talks Wednesday to Wendy Borth at the Russ Brown access at Green Lake in Spicer. Frazee is a part of the Green Lake property Owners Association and the Kandiyohi County Aquatic Invasive Species task force. Frazee is advocating I-LIDS, or Internet Landing Installed Device Sensors, be installed at boating docks in Kandiyohi County. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
August 2, 2016 - 3:00am
June 1, 2016
Zebra mussels discovered near Abercrombie, N.D., south of Fargo on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2015. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Game and Fish Department
More DNR inspectors checking watercraft for invasives in Minnesota than ever before
June 1, 2016 - 3:30pm
February 24, 2016
A commercial angler caught this bighead carp last week in the Minnesota River near New Ulm.
Invasive bighead carp caught on Minnesota River near New Ulm, DNR says
February 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
December 17, 2015
Conservation Officer Patrick McGownan of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources inspects a boat and motor in this undated photo. With the summer boating season in full swing, the DNR is reminding boaters to follow the state's laws for minimizing the risk of spreading aquatic invasive species. (Minnesota DNR)
DNR seeking watercraft inspection interns for 2016 season
December 17, 2015 - 5:45pm
October 29, 2015
Zebra mussels discovered near Abercrombie, N.D., south of Fargo on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2015.  Photo courtesy of North Dakota Game and Fish Department
With discovery in the Red River, some push for more action on zebra mussels
October 29, 2015 - 6:00am
October 24, 2015
One of several emerald ash borers found on a tree in the 400 block of Baxter Avenue in Superior in August 2013. State and city officials announced Friday that the invasive insect has been found in Duluth. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Forests face peril as invasive insect confirmed in Duluth
October 24, 2015 - 9:00am
October 13, 2015
A heavy coat of zebra mussels covers boats lifts that were removed recently from Green Lake. Last fall there were only a handful of zebra mussels discovered on docks when they were removed from Green Lake. The invasive species was confirmed in Green Lake in 2014.
Zebra mussel population explodes in Green Lake
October 13, 2015 - 10:00pm
October 12, 2015
DNR begins zebra mussel pilot project treatment
October 12, 2015 - 9:30pm
October 10, 2015
Starry Stonewort bubulous. Minnesota DNR photo.
New invasive species threatening Minnesota lakes
October 10, 2015 - 9:45pm
October 8, 2015
More zebra mussels found in lakes, but Minnesota DNR says fight still manageable
October 8, 2015 - 9:00pm
September 2, 2015
Invasive species found in shipments at Canadian border
September 2, 2015 - 3:08pm
July 18, 2015
An invasive zebra mussel shown attached to a native clam. The invasives often muscle out native lake life. (Photo Courtesy of Minnesota DNR)play button
VIDEO: There’s more to aquatic invasives fight than zebra mussels
July 18, 2015 - 6:17pm
July 17, 2015
Zebra mussels confirmed in 2 Minnesota lakes, Red River
July 17, 2015 - 9:00pm