Aquatic Invasives http://wxpr.org en Boat Monitors Prepare To Defend Lakes Against Invasives http://wxpr.org/post/boat-monitors-prepare-defend-lakes-against-invasives <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our lakes may still be covered in ice, but volunteer lake monitors are gearing up for a season of keeping invasive species at bay.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Dozens of volunteers gathered this week in Rhinelander for a refresher on rules and protocols.&nbsp; Oneida County Aquatic Invasives Coordinator Michele Sadauskas&nbsp;says they’re a fraction of those working in Oneida County alone.</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 17698 at http://wxpr.org Boat Monitors Prepare To Defend Lakes Against Invasives Another Aquatic Invasive Pulled From Forest County Lake http://wxpr.org/post/another-aquatic-invasive-pulled-forest-county-lake <P>Add Yellow Floating Heart to the growing list of aquatic invasive species in the Northwoods.</P> <P>Recently a group pulled the lily-pad-like invasive from Gordon Lake in Forest county.</P> <P>Oneida County Aquatic Invasive Species coordinator Michele Sadauskas</P> <P>says like many invasives, the plant is a fast-grower....</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"...it looks a lot like our lily species, what we call our lily pads, though it will quickly cover the surface with lily-type pads on the surface and then it has this massive root system and these rhizomes that spread throughout the lake bo Sat, 07 Sep 2013 09:08:00 +0000 Ken Krall 7606 at http://wxpr.org Another Aquatic Invasive Pulled From Forest County Lake Effort This Weekend To Drain Boats http://wxpr.org/post/effort-weekend-drain-boats <P>Boaters can expect to see local volunteers at Northwoods boat landings this weekend wondering if your live well has been "drained".</P> <P>The "Draining Campaign" is a statewide initiative to get anglers to not take water from lake to lake.</P> <P>Oneida County Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator Michele Sadauskas says the effort started here...</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"....It's a statewide campaign that originated here in Oneida and Vilas counties. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:11:16 +0000 Ken Krall 3623 at http://wxpr.org Effort This Weekend To Drain Boats