aquatic invasive species http://wxpr.org en Ice Packs To Replace Water In OC Live Wells http://wxpr.org/post/ice-packs-replace-water-oc-live-wells <p></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:11:02 +0000 Ken Krall 19693 at http://wxpr.org Ice Packs To Replace Water In OC Live Wells AIS Poster Contest Spreads Awareness, Not Species http://wxpr.org/post/ais-poster-contest-spreads-awareness-not-species <p>Kids at Rhinelander schools celebrated winning awards in an aquatic invasive species poster contest Wednesday.&nbsp; The contest spans nine Northwoods counties…and asks kids to design a poster and slogan that spreads awareness of aquatic invasives. &nbsp;</p><p>Central Intermediate School fourth grade students Reagan&nbsp;Hartman and Elise Tesch took first and second place in their division.&nbsp;</p><p>“Well I drew a boat…and I wrote stop and pick off invasive species," Hartman explained.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:00:06 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 19579 at http://wxpr.org AIS Poster Contest Spreads Awareness, Not Species 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 Invasive Phragmites Seen In Northwoods http://wxpr.org/post/invasive-phragmites-seen-northwoods <p>Another invasive plant is threatening the shorelines of our northern waters...a plant that has taken over large stretches of Lake Michigan and Green Bay shores.&nbsp;</p><p>It's called phragmites. Ken Krall spoke with Vilas County invasive species coordinator Ted Ritter about the threat from the tall plant that's very aggressive...</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:08:59 +0000 Ken Krall 11571 at http://wxpr.org Invasive Phragmites Seen In Northwoods Study Reveals Nuances of Aquatic Invasive Behavior http://wxpr.org/post/study-reveals-nuances-aquatic-invasive-behavior <p>We usually think of an invasive species as taking over its environment, at the expense its native counterparts. &nbsp;</p><p>But a <a href="http://www.news.wisc.edu/22243" target="_blank">new study</a> from the University of Wisconsin Madison’s Center for Limnology challenges that assumption.&nbsp; It compiled survey data from a variety of studies on aquatic species, and finds that most of the time aquatic invasives keep a pretty low profile.&nbsp; WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski sat down with Gretchen Hansen, lead author on the study. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:51:19 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10609 at http://wxpr.org Study Reveals Nuances of Aquatic Invasive Behavior Intro to Invasives, at CAVOC http://wxpr.org/post/intro-invasives-cavoc <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fourth graders from Central Intermediate School in </span>Rhinelander<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> had a chance to learn about invasive species Thursday,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">on an environmental education field trip.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:32:48 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 8205 at http://wxpr.org Intro to Invasives, at CAVOC