Zach Lawson http://wxpr.org en How to Mix a Lake http://wxpr.org/post/how-mix-lake <p>If you frequent lakes in the Northwoods, you know that invasive species are a big problem.&nbsp; Take rainbow smelt – the tiny fish are known for outcompeting native fish and devouring their young.&nbsp; Once rainbow smelt get into a lake, it can be all but impossible to get rid of.&nbsp; Some approaches rely on chemicals that wipe out all fish species.&nbsp; But one project out of UW’s Trout Lake Research Station is experimenting with a new technique that could have many fewer side effects than the chemical method. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 5546 at http://wxpr.org How to Mix a Lake