invasive species

New MN Boating Law
New MN Boating Law
The Minnesota DNR has been working hard in recent years to stop the spread of invasive species in our great lakes.  A new law was passed in 2011, and will finally take effect on July 1st for anyone even transporting a boat through Minnesota.
Gypsy Moth Spraying Finished in Superior and the Rest of Wisconsin
Gypsy Moth Spraying Finished in Superior and the Rest of Wisconsin
Earlier this week the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture sprayed parts of Superior, waking up quite a few people with the low flying planes, and alarming others.  Even though bulletins had been issued ahead of time, it still was a surprise to some residents.  Now the Wisconsind Department of Agriculture says that the spraying has been completed and it's deemed a success.
DNR Invasive Species Sticker No Longer Required, However Fines Increase
DNR Invasive Species Sticker No Longer Required, However Fines Increase
Earlier this month, boaters were scrambling to get the new Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Sticker on their boat.  Now the law has changed and you are no longer required to display the sticker on your boat.  You will by the year 2015 have to complete an online course by law.  Fines will increase this year starting July 1st for not properly following AIS precautions.
3 Places To Get Your New Required DNR Sticker In Duluth Besides The DMV
3 Places To Get Your New Required DNR Sticker In Duluth Besides The DMV
There's a new law that was passed last year in Minnesota that requires boaters this season to have a "invasive species tips" sticker on the boat.  The DNR hopes this will help boaters be more aware of invasive species and how to prevent the spread from lake to lake. Where can you get them?  Here's 3 places besides the DMV you can go.