Zebra mussels and other non-native organisms can have severe negative ecological and economic effects.
Minnesota and Wisconsin meeting will cover the threat to the St. Croix River and possible steps to protect it.
A range of opportunities is available this summer to help protect the ecological health of the river.
Polk and Bayfield counties will host last in a series of meetings to gather input on strategy to fight exotic plants and animals.
Wisconsin-wide “Bridge Snapshot Day” on August 29 provides a chance to help prevent the spread of non-native plants and animals.
Third meeting about draft plan to control invasive plants and animals will be held this week in Spooner.
Public meetings starting this week will discuss plans to protect the St. Croix River from invasive species.
Anglers hooked into at least a few of the big, ugly fish near the Xcel Energy power plant in recent days.
Work at river landings to help boaters remember to clean, drain, and dry their boats before putting them in the water.
One of the biggest invaders in the St. Croix River is the zebra mussel.