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Spotlights

  • University of Wisconsin. Extension Lakes Program.
    The Clean Boats, Clean Waters volunteer watercraft inspection program is an opportunity to take a front line defense against the spread of aquatic invasive species.
  • Invasive Plants Association of Wisconsin (IPAW).
    One of the basic principles of invasive plant management is early detection. To that end, IPAW is sponsoring a reward program to encourage and provide incentive for citizens of the state to look for and report prohibited invasive plants.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison.
    The Wisconsin First Detector Network (WIFDN) is a citizen science network that empowers people to take action against invasive species through invasive species monitoring, management, and outreach. WIFDN provides training and resources through a combination of webinars, instructional videos, and hands-on workshops, in addition to providing volunteer opportunities to citizen scientists. Consider becoming a First Detector and help improve our network to minimize the impact and spread of invasive species in Wisconsin.

State Specific Threats

Selected Resources

The section below contains selected highly relevant resources for this locaton, organized by source. To view all related content for this location, click on "View all resources for location" in the top left of this page.

Council or Task Force

Wisconsin Invasive Species Council.

Partnership

Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium.
Wisconsin Headwaters Invasives Partnership.
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.

State and Local Government

Polk County Department of Land and Water Resources (Wisconsin).

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Forestry.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection.

Academic

University of Wisconsin. Sea Grant Institute.

University of Wisconsin - Madison.

University of Wisconsin.
University of Wisconsin. Extension.
University of Wisconsin - Extension.
University of Wisconsin. Sea Grant Institute.

Professional

Invasive Plants Association of Wisconsin.
Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission.
River Alliance of Wisconsin.