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Aquatic Invasive Species Checkpoint w/Capt Anderson - Breakdown  pt 1
 
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This is part 1 of our 3 part series breaking down the Aquatic Invasive Species(AIS) checkpoints. Re Public was there to film some boats going through the ckeckpoint and stumbled upon Captain Eric Anderson for this informal interview/discussion. This first part focuses on the ecology of invasive species. There is actually some good info in here from the order follower. He breaks down the ecological issues well and if you truly want to get rid of these checkpoints you need to pay attention to what he says about the havoc they can cause. Enjoy the video and check out parts 2 and 3 when you're finished Thanks again for checking out Questionable Authority. Don't forget to subscribe and click the notification bell. Like and share this video! Want to seet some audits in Seattle? https://www.gofundme.com/seattle-audi... Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/nocorporatemedia Follow us on Twitter as well: @QuestionableAu2 https://twitter.com/QuestionableAu2 Contact us @: newsnownorthwest@gmail.com Sources: National Sea Grant Law Center http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/ "Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species by recreational boats": http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/projects/files/Model-Legislative-Provisions-Guidance.pdf "Model Regulation for State Watercraft Inspection and Decontamination Programs": http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/projects/model-legal-framework/files/modelregulation.pdf Grant and Award numbers for Sea Gran National Law Center: "Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species by recreational boats" - award #NA09OAR4170200 (US Dept. of Commerce) "Model Regulation for State Watercraft Inspection and Decontamination Programs" - award #F14AP00353 (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration) Award #NA14OAR4170065 (US Dept. of Commerce) Washington State Aquatic Invasive Species Council: https://invasivespecies.wa.gov/council_members.shtml Washington State Office of the Attorney General: https://www.atg.wa.gov/fish-wildlife-parks Idaho AIS 2018 Station Information http://invasivespecies.idaho.gov/watercraft-inspection-stations US Fish & Wildlife - Zebra Mussel article and spread of the mussels: https://www.fws.gov/midwest/Endangered/clams/zebra.html Washington State Law 77.135.120: app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.135.120 Liberty Lake Aquatic Weed Management Plan: http://libertylake.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/website_documents/Liberty_Lake_Aquatic_Weed_Management_Plan_final.pdf Any materials used are done so under the provisions of the Fair Use Act. FAIR USE ACT Fair Use Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.
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Invasive Species Inspections Underway In Idaho
 
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If you are planning on taking a boat out onto the water in Idaho for the Independence Day holiday weekend you are going to have to make a pit stop. KXLY4's Kylee Cruz reports.
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Idaho works to prevent spread of invasive mussels
 
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The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has a new proactive boat-inspection program on major highways along the state's borders to prevent quagga and zebra mussels from "hitchhiking" into Idaho's waters. The idea is to Clean, Dry and Drain boats from waters infested with the non-native mussels to prevent spreading them to other states and pristine watersheds. See more at www.invasivespecies.idaho.gov.
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Aquatic Invasive Species Checkpoint - cop block
 
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I went to get some footage of this aquatic invasive species check station for a story I am doing. While I was there a boat came through. These checkpoints are run by the Washington Department of Fish and wildlife law enforcement division. The RCW requires a WDFW law enforcement officer be present while these checkpoints are in operation. Here is a link to the RCW: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.135.120 Thanks again for checking out News Now Northwest. Don't forget to subscribe and click the notification bell. Like and share this video! Don't forget to follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/nocorporatemedia Contact us @: newsnownorthwest@gmail.com
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Idaho works to prevent spread of invasive mussels v.2
 
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The Idaho Invasive Species program uses boat inspection stations to prevent the spread of quagga mussels to Idaho's pristine lakes, rivers and reservoirs. How the program works, and how it is funded. Do what you can do to help.
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Idaho works to prevent spread of invasive mussels
 
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The Idaho Invasive Species program uses boat inspection stations to prevent the spread of quagga mussels to Idaho's pristine lakes, rivers and reservoirs. How the program works, and how it is funded. Clean, drain and dry your boat before you come to Idaho.
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Preventing invasive species from spreading
 
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It's National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Jeffrey Pettingill with the Bonneville County Weed Control Department said prevention is the best way to keep Eastern Idaho's natural resources in tact.
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Webinar Series: Aquatic Invasive Species - Watercraft Inspection Program Models (November 2015)
 
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Recorded on November 12, 2015, this is the fourth in a five-part Fall 2015 Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Webinar Series developed by New York Sea Grant on the logistics of starting and managing the watercraft inspection component of a water-based stewardship program. Presentations in this Webinar include: Current Watercraft Inspection Program Models: Staffing Structures & Funding Mechanisms Panel with: - Session Introduction: Brittney Rogers, New York Sea Grant Extension - Lake George: Dave Wick, Lake George Park Commission - NYS: Patty Wakefield and Megan Phillips, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation - Conesus Lake: Louie Bo Freeman, Livingston Cornell Cooperative Extension - Adirondack Region: Eric Holmlund, Paul Smith’s Watershed Steward Program For additional information on this Webinar series, see http://www.nyseagrant.org/watercraftinspection.
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Climate Change Impacts on Aquatic Ecosystems in PNW
 
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This webinar was held as a part of the Climate Change Science and Management Webinar Series, a partnership between the USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and the FWS National Conservation Training Center. Webinar Description: Trout and salmon populations, which play a critical role in many ecosystems and economies, have dramatically declined in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) due to habitat degradation and fragmentation and introductions of invasive species, and are expected to be further impacted by future climate change. Understanding how climate change will influence the abundance, distribution, genetic diversity, and value of these native fish species is crucial for their management and recovery. This project used modeling techniques to study how climate change might affect freshwater habitats of key trout and salmon species throughout the PNW. The goal of the study was to develop and provide novel tools that will help managers predict and respond to potential climate change induced impacts on habitats, populations, and economies.
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Biocontrol Technologies Part II: Holding The Line and Idaho Student Bug Crew
 
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In the Intermountain West, student bug crew monitor biological control insect releases in more than 400 sites in Idaho. Insectaries on private lands provide treatment for invasive plants such as leafy spurge, Russian knapweed and Dalmatian toadflax. Students gain professional skills and work at summer jobs to help meet national invasive species management objectives. Music by John McEuen. Sponsored by Forest Health Protection State and Private Forestry Regions I and IV and InterMedia Productions Partnerships, Bozeman, Montana. (This is Part II and three Parts)
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What is an Aquatic Invasive Species Boat Decontamination Unit Do and How Does It Work?
 
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Aquatic Invasive Species in our waters is a serious problem however there are ways to protect our waters, being responsible and not transporting AIS from on lake to the next. Here is a demonstration of a decontamination unit that is used to decon boats after leaving waters. Go to blog: http://www.empowernetwork.com/livingsimplyrich/blog/zebra-mussels-and-the-enviro-expo-weeks-of-hard-work-and-no-grant-video/
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Canoe wash down - Check Clean Dry - Invasive Aquatic Species (biosecurity)
 
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Invasive non-native species can be accidentally spread of a wide range of equipment used in the water. By following the three simple steps of CHECK-CLEAN-DRY you can help to reduce the risk these species pose to our water ways.
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Watercraft Inspection Stations – Mandatory for all Passing Watercraft
 
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Expect to be Inspected! Aquatic invasive species are commonly introduced and spread by watercraft. The Government of Alberta is taking steps to protect Alberta’s waterways from harmful invasive species such as zebra and quagga mussels by ensuring boats are CLEAN, DRAINED, and DRY prior to launching. It is mandatory for all passing watercraft, including motorized, non-motorized and commercially hauled, to report to a watercraft inspection station when it is open, regardless of origin or destination.
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PSA   Invasive Species in our Great Lakes
 
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Fighting Zebra Mussels: Brian Van Zee - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]
 
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Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species that threaten native fish, wreak havoc for boaters and clog water systems. To fight this threat, Brian Van Zee established a statewide network for research, monitoring and public outreach. For more information about zebra mussels, visit http://texasinvasives.org/
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Educator Resources Webinar 2015: Nab the aquatic invader
 
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In this webinar, you will learn about aquatic invasive species and the problems they can cause, how teachers can help prevent their spread. The online aquatic invasive species teacher resource, Nab The Aquatic Invader is reviewed in detail.
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Zebra Mussels "BugMobile vs. Invasive Species"
 
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Zebra Mussels
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Boat Decontamination
 
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High pressure hot water sprayers are being used by the Minnesota DNR to decontaminate boats and prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/eco/invasives
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Quagga Mussel Inspection at Lake Nacimiento
 
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In order to keep the invasive Quagga Mussels out of Lake Nacimiento, all boats must go through a mandatory inspection to assure that they are not infested. This will keep our lakes clean and healthy for fishing, swimming and boating.
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Discover Better Boating: NYSG's Invasive Species Launch Steward Program (August 2012)
 
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Sea Grant Specialist talks about NYSG's new Invasive Species Launch Steward Program as part of Your News Now's "Discover Better Boating" Series Spending some time out on a boat can be relaxing, but it's important to take some steps to make sure the water stays clean for everyone to enjoy. In this month's edition of Discover Better Boating, we'll learn more about how you can help fight the spread of invasive species. Syracuse, NY, August 18, 2012 - "Welcome to Discover Better Boating. I'm Dave White and thanks for coming aboard! With the continued concern about the spread of invasive species, many of us who are using boat launches across the State are having an opportunity to learn from launch stewards on how we can prevent the spread of invasive species and stop aquatic hitchhikers." "To help us learn more about keeping invasive species off our boats, trailers and gear, I'm here at the Godfrey Point Boat Launch on the north shore of Oneida Lake with launch steward Kyle Teufel." "Kyle, What does a launch steward do?," asked White. "As a launch steward, my main goal is to slow the spread of aquatic invasive species, said Teufel. "I do this in two ways, the first of which is by checking boats when they launch for any sort of aquatic material. And, the other way is by educating people on aquatic invasive species and what they can do to clean their boat and slow the spread." "What are the areas of the boat and trailer we need to be most concerned about?," asked White. "We start with the motor, because a lot of weeds can get caught up in there," said Teufel. "We then go onto the fender, including things like the license plate. Next, we move onto the actual trailer. A lot of times, weeds get caught between the trailer and the boat, they get pinched there, especially the wheels. And then, we finally end up at the actual hitch of the boat. "Beyond our boat and trailer, there are a lot of things we need to be thinking about in regards to invasive species," said White. " "Kyle, what are some of these other things?" "Make sure to check your bait bucket, make sure it's empty," said Teufel. "The next big thing is your net, make sure it's dry as well as clean. Also, your fishing pole. And your boots and your waders should also be cleaned." "Thanks Kyle, for helping all of us be good stewards of our resources and stopping aquatic hitchhikers," said White. "Be sure to join us next month on Better Boating and always be ready, be safe and be seen when you are on the water. Wear your life jacket." New York Sea Grant and the Boating Industries Association [http://cnybia.com/cnybia] are partners in the Discover Better Boating series [http://centralny.ynn.com/content/features/discover_better_boating], from which segments will run on YNN stations every third Saturday through October. The YNN channel, based in Syracuse, telecasts two separate program feeds, one to Central/Northern New York; one to the Southern Tier. YNN is available to nearly 600,000 cable subscribers across a 25-county, 15,000 square mile area. For more on better boating, check out the "news" section of NYSG's related Web site, www.nyseagrant.org/marina.
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WDFW Boat Checkpoint - New Education Tactic
 
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After doing some more research on finding out who and what are Behind These checkpoints. These are a federal initiative being pushed by the US Department of Fish and Wildlife. They are funding the legal framework for the states. These are also about data collection. The RCW does not require you to answer any questions and Washington state only submit to an inspection of Your Vessel. I am out here with the sign as people pull into the checkpoint today to help educate the public let's see what happens. Contact at 26:50 & 30:15 with WDFW agent Plenty of other contact with civilians throughout the video. Links to Sea Grant Law Center and Legal framework for states setting up these checkpoint programs: National Sea Grant Law Center - http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/index.html Inspection Program model and guidance book - http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/projects/files/Model-Legislative-Provisions-Guidance.pdf Revisions to model and support for inter-state sharing of info 2016 - http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/projects/model-legal-framework/files/modelregulation.pdf Thanks again for checking out News Now Northwest. Don't forget to subscribe and click the notification bell. Like and share this video! Don't forget to follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/nocorporatemedia Contact us @: newsnownorthwest@gmail.com
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EDIBLE INVASIVE SPECIES: SNOW GEESE
 
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Chef Philippe Parola prepares and cooks a SNOW GOOSE, an invasive species in Louisiana. http://chefphilippe.com/snowgeese.html
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Partnering with landowners to restore wildlife habitat for endangered species
 
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We are partnering with Clifftop Not For Profit to share the costs of non-native invasive species removal on the Paul Wightman Subterranean Nature Preserve. By removing the invasive species on the property, we are creating an opportunity to promote more biological diversity and healthy habitat for northern bobwhite, while turkey, the threatened northern long-eared bat, and the endangered Illinois cave amphipod, Indiana bat and grey bat. This restoration project is located in our Mississippi River Focus Area in Monroe County, Illinois. Video by Alejandro Morales/USFWS.
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Science Trek: Idaho Ecosystems
 
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Idaho has many different ecosystems, including forests, wetlands, deserts, alpine and grasslands. Why are these different ecosystems important to the plants and animals in the state? On this month’s Science Trek, host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Leif Tapanila and Rosemary Smith, Professor of Biology answer students’ questions about Idaho’s ecosystems.
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Alien Killers: Invasive Mussels in Lake Erie
 
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Video/Photo montage exploring the effects of zebra mussel-driven botulism toxicity and bioaccumulation in Lake Erie.
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Glacier National Park Montana Backcountry Camping
 
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In response to the recent detection of invasive mussel populations in central Montana, Glacier National Park is issuing an interim boating closure within all park waters, in accordance with the park’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Action Plan. The closure includes both motorized and hand propelled watercraft. This closure does not impact boating on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, which is outside the park boundary, or the North Fork of the Flathead River which is partially outside the park boundary. The 2014 plan calls for this immediate closure when invasive mussels are detected within a waterway in the State of Montana, as was announced on November 9 by Montana Fish Wildlife, and Parks. Keyword : glacier national park montana backcountry camping, apgar backcountry permit center, best backcountry camping glacier national park, what is backcountry camping, apgar backcountry permit office location, best campground in glacier national park, many glacier loop, glacier national park guided backpacking trips, backcountry camping wiki, apgar backcountry permit center, glacier national park guided backpacking trips
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Invasive Species Prevention
 
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We're learning what steps to take to make sure invasive species don't transfer to other bodies of water.
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Landscaping and Invasive Species PSA
 
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Educator Resources Webinar 2015: Keeping your aquarium free of aquatic invaders
 
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In this webinar, you will learn about how species go from being simply aquatic species to aquatic invaders, how invasive species are spread from aquariums, and what hobbyists can do to help prevent the introduction of novel aquatic species.
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How Many Sport Fish Can Lake Michigan Support?
 
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An environmental food web is an intricate, organic and delicate thing. Eliminate a strand here or introduce a new one there, and the entire structure can collapse. That's why researchers have paid such close attention to the food webs in Lake Michigan, where the appearance of several aquatic invasive species has threatened to upset the natural balance. Harvey Bootsma and John Janssen, Wisconsin Sea Grant-funded professors at UW--Milwaukee's School of Freshwater Sciences, have their sights on the waters close to shore. "A lot of our work has focused on what role round gobies may be playing," Bootsma said. "Up until now, the near shore has been neglected. From what we're seeing, there are some unique things going on. We've had a lot of changes in the last five years." He's referring to a massive influx of round gobies, one of several aquatic invasive species that have set up shop in Lake Michigan's waters. In the case of the goby, the impact seems tied to strength of numbers. In short—they're legion. And they eat copiously. "When we dive to do our research, there are at least a hundred swimming around us, watching us work," said Bootsma. "Numerically, they're clearly dominant in the nearshore zone." Bootsma and Janssen are performing their research in conjunction with similar research teams in Indiana and Illinois, to see if conditions in one state are being replicated in others. Existing research suggests that one of the round goby's preferred entrees is the quagga mussel, which is not the first case of one aquatic invasive species noshing on another. However, Bootsma and Jansen's research is revealing that round gobies don't actually feed on quagga mussels until they grow larger—between two to four inches long. By conducting a chemical analysis of stable isotopes and fatty acids found in the gobies' body tissue, they're able to determine what the gobies are really eating. "The mussels are actually a side dish," said Bootsma. "Most gobies, and especially the younger ones, are actually subsisting on other types of food." Those other types include oligochaetes and chironomids, tiny benthic organisms that live in the Cladophora algae that have come to clog the shallow shorelines of Lake Michigan. The question then becomes whether the round gobies' trips to the invertebrates section of the Cladophora buffet are, in effect, swiping sustenance from other nearshore fish, including yellow perch and spot-tail shiner. It's also unclear whether other Lake Michigan species like trout and salmon may be able to use the plentiful gobies as a food source to replace offshore food web components that have been affected by other invaders. "We know that lake trout and brown trout are eating lots of round gobies," says Janssen. "But we also know that more pelagic species, like Chinooks, cohos and steelhead are not." After spending months analyzing data collected from hundreds of samples, Bootsma and Janssen (as well as the research teams in Indiana and Illinois) are ready to head back out onto Lake Michigan and begin examining other sites. "We're interested in learning if the patterns around Milwaukee County are typical of the whole lake," explained Bootsma. If they are, their work could help to determine how the carrying capacity of Lake Michigan may have changed, which would affect decisions related to fish stocking and nutrient management. Stay tuned. By Aaron R. Conklin
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NY Sea Grant Works To Prevent Invasive Species' Spread (March 2014)
 
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As New York Sea Grant's Recreation/Tourism Specialist Dave White told the newscasters at Watertown's WWNY-TV 7 News This Morning studios in late March, "Our Launch Stewards and others are working with folks at boat launch ramps, helping them to go through their boat and look at what they need to be thinking about when they're heading out or returning from being on the water." White reminds that "All parts of the boat, anything that comes in contact with the water can actually become a vector for transport of invasive species." Also, while this process is voluntary and only takes a few minutes to go through, it is one that can have a lasting impact on our enjoyment of New York's waterways. The stewards, who are paid college students, are well-versed in the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network-supported "Clean, Drain, Dry" campaign, which is designed to prevent invasive species from moving from one waterway to another. For more on Sea Grant's invasive species campaign and launch steward program, check out White's discussion in this video clip. Also see NYSG's related news item, "On YouTube: Sea Grant's Launch Stewards and Related Programs Help Prevent Invasive Species' Spread," http://www.seagrant.sunysb.edu/articles/r/2469. And For additional information on NYSG's Launch Steward Program is located in that section of our "Great Lakes Coastal Community Development resource site, www.nyseagrant.org/ccdstewards.
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Every Day De-Musselin'...Carver County, MN--AIS PSA
 
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Don't Ruin Minnesota Waterways ! Sing along with the De-Musselin' anthem and help stop Aquatic Invasive Species!
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Stop Zebra Mussel Spread - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]
 
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The 2015 flood waters brought lake levels around the state up and boaters back on the water. The downside is the threat of invasive zebra mussels spreading from lake to lake. Texas Parks and Wildlife is asking boaters to help stop the spread of these economically and environmentally damaging pests. The law requires boaters to clean, drain and dry their boats and water compartments that can carry microscopic larvae. Ray Roberts Lake State Park plans to open by the end of September. It is illegal to transport zebra mussels or to leave a public water body without draining all water. These statewide laws apply to all types or boats. It includes sailboats, kayaks, canoes or any other vessel used on public waters. For more information on Zebra Mussels, including a video on how to clean, drain and dry your boat, go to www.texasinvasives.org/zebramussels
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Your Inspection Could Stop the Spread of Zebra Mussels
 
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Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife describes how to inspect boats for zebra mussels.
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Inspect Clean and Dry your Fishing Boots SD
 
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Watch this video given to us by Invasive Species Action Network. The proper way to clean your boots and gear to help stop the spread of invasive species.
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Invasive Species PSA
 
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Akhila, Asia, Lila, Tien
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Maine's courtesy boat inspectors
 
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Invasive aquatic plants, such as variable leaf and Eurasian water milfoil, hydrilla, water chestnut and curly-leaf pondweed, are a serious threat to Maine's waters. These plants are so vigorous and propagate so fast that they can crowd out native plants, affect fish populations, and make swimming and boating difficult, if not impossible. One critical control point to halt the spread of these plants is at Maine's public boat launching sites. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has developed a program to educate boaters so they won't spread plants through lack of information. Courtesy boat inspectors are the first line of defense for Maine's lakes.
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Boat Inspection
 
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Cooperation with LMVA's boat inspection program by all boating members is essential to protecting Lake Mission Viejo. Due to the increased risk of invasive aquatic organisms spreading in Southern California (specifically the Quagga & Zebra mussels) and the dramatic damage they could cause to LMV's ecology, LMVA has refined its boat usage program in order to prevent contamination of the Lake.
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Fred Raish- Riparian/Wetland Restoration in the Republican River Watershed
 
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The mission for Republican River Watershed Riparian/Wetland Restoration Project is to assist the private landowners, state landowners, and federal landowners within the Republican River watershed from the Nebraska and Kansas state line to the headwaters with restoration and maintenance of the native riparian and wetland communities that are located within these corridors. This effort will serve to protect water resources, native riparian communities, and enhance wetland use by water fowl and other wildlife. This project will be funded through a partnership between Yuma County Pest Control District, private landowners, Republican River Watershed Conservation District (RRWCD), Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB), private landowner grassroots groups such as Three Rivers Alliance (TRA) and Colorado Agriculture Preservation Association (CAPA), Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Colorado Corn Growers Association, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). This effort includes a comprehensive invasive plant and aquatic nuisance species inventory and removal component. The project has an educational component which has allowed Colorado State University (CSU), TRA, and Yuma County Pest Control District the ability to study the impacts Russian-olive have on the native plant species. This effort will also include a silt mitigation and removal plan. The timeline for completion on this project is 2015. This presentation will outline how the mission of the Republican River Watershed Riparian/Wetland Restoration Project has been obtained to date and what is to come in the future.
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Protect Our Lakes: How to Lake Host
 
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The Lake Host™ Program is a courtesy boat inspection program administered by the New Hampshire Lakes Association (NH LAKES) in cooperation with local participating groups at some of the most highly used boat ramps in New Hampshire to prevent the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species (plants and animals) from waterbody to waterbody. This training video provides information on the basics of being a Lake Host. You will learn about the "clean, drain & dry" approach to preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species, and some "Do's" and "Don'ts" of interacting with boaters. If you are interested in becoming a Lake Host, contact NH LAKES at info@nhlakes.org or 603.226.0299. More information about the NH LAKES Lake Host Program can be found at www.nhlakes.org.
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The Flathead Wild - A Riverscape Undergoing Tremendous Change
 
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Presenters: Clint Muhlfeld, USGS, Richard Hauer, University of Montana. Summary: Invasive species, habitat destruction, and climate change pose serious threats to aquatic ecosystems worldwide. The Transboundary Flathead Basin in Montana (USA) and British Columbia (Canada) is one of the most diverse and unique aquatic ecosystems in North America, which unfortunately, has not been immune to these ecological pressures. Drs. F. Richard Hauer and Clint Muhlfeld will discuss the ongoing threats facing aquatic resources in the Transboundary Flathead watershed, how their aquatics research aims to inform conservation and management programs, and why there is hope that the ecological integrity of this shared system will be preserved for future generations.
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Center for Invasive Species Research
 
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An overview of the Center for Invasive Species Research program at University California Riverside. For more information, visit our website at www.cisr.ucr.edu
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Zebra Mussels Still In Metro Lake Despite Treatment
 
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The fight against another invasive species has proven unsuccessful, reports Jennifer Mayerle. WCCO 4 News At 6 – October 23, 2015
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Minnesota DNR Combatting Zebra Mussels - Lakeland News at Ten - August 5, 2011.m4v
 
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Minnesota DNR workers will use high-pressure washers to decontaminate boats with zebra mussels at Lake Minnetonka and Pelican Lake in Otter Tail County and at Lake Mille Lacs, the state's second largest inland lake.
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Development of Landscape-scale, genetically based aquatic biodiversity assessments
 
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Presenter: Dr. Michael K. Young, USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forestry Sciences Lab, Missoula, MT Date: August 16, 2012 To position state and federal agencies to detect and respond to large-scale ecosystem change, we developed a spatially comprehensive, genetically driven survey methodology to inventory fish and amphibians in streams on federal lands throughout the upper Columbia and Missouri River basins in Idaho and Montana. Preliminary results demonstrate: 1) the influence of historical and contemporary events on the distribution and genetic structure of westslope cutthroat trout; 2) invasive species are more widespread than previously recognized; 3) previously undetected levels of biodiversity and endemism. These monitoring attributes are key to understanding and tracking landscape-scale changes and linkages to management activities. If broadly applied, this type of monitoring can compliment other information sources being used to understand landscape stressors and landscape-scale ecological change.
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Matthew Parkinson - Rhodes University Aquatic weed and biocontrol database - May 2013
 
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Matthew Parkinson-Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown The database is primarily the compilation of data from 6 years (since 2008) of field surveys conducted by the Biological Control Unit of the Rhodes University Department of Zoology and Entomology, funded by Working for Water. The survey focuses on the 5 floating aquatic weeds which are Red water fern (Azolla), Kariba weed (Salvinia molesta), Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), Parrot’s fearther (Myriophyllum aquanticum) and Water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes). Data collected during these national field trips pertain to the species present at a site, the extent of the cover of the water body by each species, the present of the biological control agents and an assessment of general plant health and damage caused by the biological control agents that were present. The data is useful firstly in documenting where the different weeds occur within the country and the extent to which biological control has been implemented in different regions and secondly contributes toward the long term monitoring and assessment of management strategies that have been implemented for various water bodies. For more information please see the fact sheets below: Red water fern (Azolla) -http://www.invasives.org.za/invasive-species/item/236-red-water-fern%7Cazolla-filiculoides.html Kariba weed (Salvinia molesta) -http://www.invasives.org.za/invasive-species/item/336-kariba-weed-salvinia-molesta.html Water hyacinth(Eichhornia crassipes) -http://www.invasives.org.za/invasive-species/item/246-water-hyacinth-eichhornia-crassipes.html Parrot’s fearther (Myriophyllum aquanticum) -http://www.invasives.org.za/invasive-species/item/287-parrot%E2%80%99s-feather%7Cmyriophyllum-aquaticum.html Water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) -http://www.invasives.org.za/invasive-species/item/309-water-lettuce%7Cpistia-stratiotes.html
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National Ecological Observatory Network
 
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The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is an NSF funded project that is focused on understanding ecosystem response to climate change, land use change, and invasive species at continental scales. This webinar focuses on the Aquatic program and in situ sensor measurements with the Observatory. This webinar was recorded June 25, 2013.
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Wildlife Forever Zebra Mussel Public Service Announcement
 
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Invasive Species Zebra Mussel PSA from Wildlife Forever.
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Tackling invasive species and wildfire in the Great Basin
 
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The Bureau of Land Management's Winnemucca, Nevada, District is a leader in invasive species and wildfire management in the Great Basin in order to protect the vital sagebrush ecosystem and the species that depend upon it.
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Control Invasive Weeds in Utah.
 
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An update on efforts to control invasive weed species in Utah that impact the public, farmers and ranchers, and contribute to catastrophic fires.
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