Minnesota Invasive Species Research Center

Plant diversity doesn’t protect from aquatic invaders, study says

The findings show the importance of taking preventative steps to halt the spread of invasive species, such as cleaning, draining and drying boats before moving them into a different body of water.ST. PAUL, Minn. — New research from the University of Minnesota has found no evidence that a diverse plant community in lakes keeps aquatic invaders from taking hold. The…