The invasive algae now confirmed in 18 of Minnesota’s 11,842 lakes.
Invasive algae found in Pimushe Lake in Beltrami County.
Invasive algae confirmed in Wolf Lake in Hubbard County.
A DNR invasive species specialist confirmed starry stonewort when investigating a report of zebra mussels in Pleasant Lake, which turned out to be negative.
Invasive algae confirmed in Twin Cities’ Medicine Lake in Hennepin County.
Starry stonewort forms dense surface mats in lakes.SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — The Finger Lakes are getting almost $900,000 in federal funding to help battle invasive species. Sen. Charles Schumer says the Environmental Protection Agency is awarding almost $600,000 to the Finger Lakes Institute to help control a recently discovered hydrilla infestation in Cayuga Lake. The fast-growing aquatic weed can make…
The invasive algae found in Pope County’s Lake Minnewaska, the second confirmation by the DNR in a week.
After organized search of nearly 180 lakes in 20 counties by 200 trained volunteers, invasive algae found in Grand Lake in Stearns County.
The weed mats can be a nuisance to boaters and anglers, and scientists also concerned about starry stonewort’s potential to harm native plants, fish habitats and other aquatic ecosystems.