Your commentator Tim Campbell weighs in with results and analysis from Round 1 of the Spring Thaw Throwdown, our tournament to see who is Wisconsin’s Least Wanted Aquatic Invasive Species!
While all invasive species are unwanted in some regard, they all can’t make the Spring Thaw Throwdown Least Wanted Tournament. The selection committee debated over many worthy species and feel strongly about the 16 that made this year’s tournament. For all of the bubble-watchers out there, below is a little information on the first four Read more about First four out of the Spring Thaw Throwdown[…]
The macrophyte regional is stacked with talent! Meet the competitors.
From purple loosestrife to VHS, get to know the fearsome competitors in the wetland species and viruses bracket of our Final Four-like game about aquatic invasive species (AIS).
We’ve got small “small yet mighty” competitors like the round goby in the fish bracket, as well as the icky, vampire-like sea lamprey. Get to know the field in this bracket!
From zebra and quagga mussels to spiny waterfleas, who will take home the dubious distinction of “Least Wanted Aquatic Invasive Species” in this bracket? You get to decide when you cast your vote in the Spring Thaw Throwdown!
While the Final Four may be fun, we’ve decided to shine a light on the aquatic invasive species (AIS) problem by highlighting AIS that either have a presence in Wisconsin already, or the potential to spread here. Read through our Spring Thaw Throwdown posts, and cast your vote on who takes home the title of “Least Wanted Aquatic Invasive Species in Wisconsin”!
The March River Talk kicked off at the University of Wisconsin-Superior in conjunction with the ninth annual St. Louis River Summit. Keith Okeson, past-president of the Lake Superior Chapter of Muskies Inc., was the evening’s guest speaker.
Nine fascinating things learned at the most recent St. Louis River Summit, held in Superior, Wisconsin — including how to make good beer!
Dean Johnston of the U.S. Coast Guard, John Sager from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Dave Sletten from Douglas County and Kevin Mustonen from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) were the evening’s panelists for the February River Talk about emergency management.