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  • Youth Outdoor Activities Day

    Posted on August 22, 2018

    Want to get involved with activities in the Great outdoors? Come check out this one of a kind FREE event!
  • Critter of the Month: Purple Loosestrife WATCH

    Posted on March 4, 2019

    Purple loosestrife (Lythrum slaicaria) is an invasive perennial plant that is spreading rapidly in North American rapidly in North American wetlands, shorelines, and roadside ditches
  • Critter of the Month: European Frogbit WATCH

    Posted on May 6, 2019

    European frogbit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae) is a free-floating aquatic plant that can quickly choke shallow ponds, open marshes, ditches, and edges of lakes.
  • Critter of the Month: Water Chestnut

    Posted on June 3, 2019

    Water chestnut (Trapa natans) is a rotted submerged aquatic plant that quickly forms dense floating mats and outcompetes native plant communities. 
  • Critter of the Month: New Zealand Mudsnail WATCH

    Posted on July 1, 2019

    New Zealand Mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) are tiny invasive snails that threaten the food webs of trout stream and other waters. 
  • Critter of the Month: Starry Stonewort

    Posted on August 5, 2019

    Starry Stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) is a large, submerged plant-like algae that can form dense mats in lakes and ponds.
  • Critter of the Month: Faucet Snail

    Posted on September 2, 2019

    Faucet snails (Bithynia tentaculate) are small invaders that threaten waterfowl, food webs, and may clog water intakes. 
  • Faucet Snail

    Posted on September 20, 2019

  • Critter of the Month: Ruffe

    Posted on December 2, 2019

    Eurasian ruffe (Gymnocephalus ceruus) may pose a serious threat to aquatic ecosystems and to sport and commercial fishing. 
  • Critter of the Month: Round Goby

    Posted on January 6, 2020

    The round goby (Apollonia melanostomus) poses a serious threat to Norht American aquatic ecosystems, with potential impacts on sport and commercial fishing.