Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: aquatic invasive species

Aquatic Invasive Species Impacting Mercury in Great Lakes Fish

According to a new study published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 40 years of reduced mercury use, emissions, and...

Great Lakes Mayors Sign Pact to Stop Asian Carp

As part of the 16th Annual Conference of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Cities Initiative (GLSLCI), held June 5-7 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin,...

B.C. Launches Fifth Year of Invasive Mussels Screening

British Columbia’s Invasive Mussel Defence Program has launched its fifth season of protecting B.C. waterways from invasive zebra and quagga mussels. From now until late...

Lake Winnipeg Foundation Input on Provincial Budget 2019

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation has submitted feedback to the provincial government to address how the province’s 2019 budget can support water resource management. Topics covered...

Baitfish Primer App to Help Protect Waterways from Invasive Species

Fisheries and Oceans Canada has launched their guide for identify legal and illegal live bait, the Baitfish Primer, as an app. The app allows...

Okanagan Basin Water Board Pens Letter to Heyman on Invasive Mussels

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is renewing a call for legislation that would require all out-of-province watercraft to be inspected for invasive zebra...

Canada Updates Aquatic Invasive Species Tracking Website

The Government of Canada has updated its digital mapping for tracking aquatic invasive species across the country. Fisheries and Oceans Canada has updated and improved...

Manitoba Makes Changes to Aquatic Invasive Species Enforcement

The Manitoba government has modified enforcement efforts aimed at ensuring boaters and watercraft users follow all required steps to prevent the spread of aquatic...

Canada Bolsters Work Against Invasive Mussel Spread in B.C.

Yesterday, the Government of Canada reaffirmed its commitment to stem to the spread of aquatic invasive species, announcing new funding for research, education, and...

AI Provides Field Support in Efforts to Eliminate Aquatic Invasive Species

New research from the University of Alberta has produced a helpful field tool that allows offline, in-the-field environmental managers to harness the power of...

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