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2017 MAPMS Conference Registration is NOW OPEN

Written on November 7, 2016 at 11:45 am, by

Please go to the 2017 Conference page for hotel reservations, registration forms for exhibitors and attendees and don’t forget to download the  app for a totally new digitally connected conference experience!

Science brings success in fight against Minnesota aquatic invaders

Written on October 7, 2016 at 10:24 pm, by

READ FULL ARTICLE HERE Environment Dan Gunderson · Lake Sallie, Minn. · Oct 3, 2016

Invasive species alert: European frogbit detected in West Michigan lakes

Written on September 23, 2016 at 4:28 pm, by

MI DNR Article Here Invasive species alert: European frogbit detected in West Michigan lakes Contact: Joanne Foreman, 517-284-5814 or Sarah LeSage, 517-243-4735 Agency: Natural Resources Sept. 19, 2016 The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of European frogbit, a prohibited aquatic invasive plant, in Reeds and Fisk lakes in the city of  Continue Reading »

DNR Offers Free Exotic Aquatic Plant Watch Training

Written on August 4, 2016 at 8:20 pm, by

http://www.wbkb11.com/news/local/10070-dnr-offers-free-exotic-aquatic-plant-watch-training The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is searching for residents who want to learn about exotic aquatic invasive plants, and to maybe even become a volunteer to help preserve our lakes. Aquatic invasive plants have their own summer travel plans and are finding their way into lakes across Michigan. According to the DNR, once  Continue Reading »

APMS 2016 Conference Call for Papers

Written on November 20, 2015 at 8:54 am, by

Aquatic Plant Management Society Call for Papers You are invited to submit a title and abstract for the 56th Annual Meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society to be held July 17-20, 2016, at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, MI. Both oral and poster presentations are solicited for original research on the  Continue Reading »

Wisconsin DNR to hold series of public meetings on starry stonewort

Written on July 17, 2015 at 4:27 pm, by

By Southeast Region July 17, 2015 Contact(s): Carroll Schaal, DNR lakes and rivers section chief, Carroll.Schaal@wisconsin.gov, 608-261-6423; Jennifer Sereno, DNR communications, 608-770-8084, Jennifer.Sereno@wisconsin.gov DNR to hold series of public meetings on starry stonewort MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a series of public meetings in southeast Wisconsin to share information  Continue Reading »

Request for bids: European frogbit treatment, Bay County, MI

Written on July 17, 2015 at 12:58 pm, by

Spec Sheet_Complete Work Statement_Saginaw Bay CISMA_European frogbit From: Jeremiah Heise <heisej1@michgan.gov> Subject: Request for bids: European frogbit treatment, Bay County Message Body: The Saginaw Conservation District is currently advertising and seeking bids for contract invasive species removal of European frogbit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae) on State lands at Nayanquing Point State Wildlife Area (SWA) in Bay County,  Continue Reading »

Protect lakes, rivers; stop aquatic hitchhikers

Written on July 17, 2015 at 12:55 pm, by

July 08, 2015 8:00 am As you head out this summer and enjoy Wisconsin’s beautiful lakes and rivers, please remember that the DNR needs your help in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species. Aquatic invasive species are nonnative plants and animals that can have a negative impact on the state’s lakes and rivers and  Continue Reading »

Upcoming Conference Takes Aim at Invasive Aquatic Plants

Written on July 2, 2015 at 9:25 am, by

http://wssa.net/2015/06/upcoming-conference-takes-aim-at-invasive-aquatic-plants/ Posted on June 29, 2015 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced plans to participate in the upcoming 55thannual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS) scheduled for July 12-15 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Attendees are expected to include scientists, educators, public officials and others interested in the impact and management  Continue Reading »

Aquatic invasive species the focus of awareness week.

Written on July 2, 2015 at 9:20 am, by

http://www.petoskeynews.com/ Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:18 pm MICHIGAN — Asian carp and other invasive species found in the water continue to threaten Michigan and environmental organizations hope to spread awareness during Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder proclaimed the week of June 28-July 4 Aquatic Invasice Species Awareness Week with the  Continue Reading »