State announces $3.6 million in available funding for program.
A mere 1/8-inch long, the New Zealand mudsnail is barely distinguishable from a grain of sand, but over time its invasive habits can affect the quality and quantity of trout and other fish in the
Governor recently proclaimed April as Invasive Species Awareness Month in Iowa. The April proclamation is particularly timely as outdoor enthusiasts head out to boat, fish and camp.
State officials have pushed for broader restrictions on boating activity after invasive mussel larvae were detected in the Tiber Reservoir in October and suspected in other parts of the state.
Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive species.
Phragmites, or common reed, has taken hold and stands of the giant reed offer little access for waterfowl and other wildlife.
Java water dropwort has only been confirmed twice previously in the Midwest — both times in Wisconsin, where it is regulated as a prohibited invasive plant
The resolution calls for the formation of an incident management team in response to larvae found in Tiber and Canyon Ferry reservoirs, the Milk River near Malta and the Missouri River near York.
Additionally, the researchers call for close monitoring of invasive Asian carp, which might out-compete native fish species if they infest the Great Lakes.