Tag: Aquatic Invasive Species

DNR confirms Starry Stonewort in Leech Lake

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/21/21) (Leech Lake, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of the starry stonewort in Leech Lake in Cass County. The invasive algae was found near Anderson’s Cove Resort in Steamboat Bay when a company removing aquatic plants contacted the DNR. This would now mark the…
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July 21, 2021 0

Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District talk about AIS inspectors, shoreland buffers

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/25/21) (Aitkin, MN) — With the boats in the water and the weather turning towards the summer, the Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District is running full steam ahead with lake inspectors, projects, and other initiatives to help land and water persevere. District Manager Steve Hughes spoke about the need…
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May 25, 2021 0

Aitkin County Soil and Water conservation District needs AIS inspectors, continuing with other Spring work

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District manager Steves Hughes is gearing up for the open water fishing season and all the public accesses that will be covered by Aquatic Invasive Species inspectors, as we covered that topic and much more with our monthly conversation. Hughes mentioned…
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April 20, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board of Commissioners to meet on March 9th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/8/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will hold their first meeting in the month of March this Tuesday, beginning at 9am from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. Soil & Water Conservation District Manager Steve Hughes will present to the Board discussion on the Aquatic Invasive…
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March 8, 2021 0

Aitkin County Soial & Water Conservation District transitioning from Winter to Spring

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/4/21) (Aitkin, MN) — As spring temperatures continue with each day now into the month of March, the Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District Manager Steve Hughes returned for his monthly conversation with activity going to be increasing. Hughes talked about even with the winter weather, Forestry work in the…
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March 4, 2021 0

Crow Wing County seeking seasonal watercraft inspectors

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/16/21) (Brainerd, MN) — The Crow Wing County Land Services Department are seeking candidates for seasonal watercraft inspector positions.  These positions conduct inspections of entering/exiting watercraft equipment at public water accesses, and will have frequent public contact with boaters to educate them about aquatic invasive species (AIS). Crow Wing County is…
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February 16, 2021 0

Crow Wing County seeking comments on 2021 AIS Prevention Plan

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/5/21) (Brainerd, MN) — The Crow Wing County Land Services Department is seeking public comments on the proposed 2021 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Plan.  Crow Wing County has been allocated $440,901 by the State Legislature to assist in the prevention of the spread of AIS within County lakes and rivers in…
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January 5, 2021 0