Citizen Scientists Needed to Search for Invasive Species

Wisconsin-wide “Bridge Snapshot Day” on August 29 provides a chance to help prevent the spread of non-native plants and animals.




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Via the St. Croix River Association:

We need your help protecting our waters from the threat of invasive species. Join us for our 2nd Annual Bridge Snapshot Day August 29!

On Saturday, August 29, 2015, from 9 am – 12 pm the Polk County Land and Water Resources Department and the St. Croix River Association will team up with the River Alliance of Wisconsin to host a one-of-a-kind volunteer event. Statewide nearly 200 volunteers will help search for invasive species, including escaped or intentionally released water garden and aquarium species that could choke our rivers and streams.

We need ten volunteers to monitor sites across Polk County. Want to be a part of this awesome event? Meet up with us at SCRA offices for training, followed by time out on a local stream searching for new AIS populations.

Date: August 29, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: SCRA, 230 S. Washington Unit 1, St. Croix Falls WI 54024

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Citizen Scientists Needed to Search for Invasive Species