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July 7, 2011

Zebra mussels spread rapidly in Lake Minnetonka

DEEPHAVEN, Minn. (AP) – A study has found that zebra mussels are rapidly spreading throughout Lake Minnetonka, one of the most popular lakes in the Twin Cities area. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District said Wednesday it found zebra mussels, a particularly destructive non-native mollusk, present at most testing sites across the lake. Zebra mussels were …

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Iowa statewide fishing report for July 7

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the district fisheries office

Kansas: lesser prairie chickens found outside current known range

Computer modeling system reveals previously unknown breeding grounds PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) recently used Maximum Entropy (MaxEnt) modeling software to target searches for lesser prairie chicken leks (breeding grounds) outside their current range in northwest Kansas. MaxEnt modeling can identify areas with a high probability of lek occurrence

Iowa DNR launches revamped web site

DES MOINES – A newly redesigned Iowa Department of Natural Resources website provides a number of new services for Iowans. About 150,000 unique visitors from more than 140 countries and territories go to every month for information on enjoying and protecting Iowa’s natural resources. Now, they can navigate a streamlined, improved site. New features

Wants info from old Bob Steiner column on contacting officials

I got this letter recently, and decided that being able to access this information would be good for readers of my blog, too…  “Not long ago Bob Steiner wrote a column that included information about how to contact certain officials, including game and fish commissioners, politicians and the like. He supplied phone numbers, addresses, and

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