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Boaters Work to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species
Wisconsin boaters and anglers have changed their behaviors to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) according to a recent survey conducted by researchers at UW-Madison.

Eighty-seven percent said they remove plants from their boat before leaving the land in 2010 compared to 76 percent in 2009. Adopting this practice is important because boat traffic between lakes is the primary way that aquatic invasive plants such as Eurasian Water Milfoil and Curly-Leaf Pondweed spread to new, uninfected lakes.

Greater compliance with the AIS-prevention steps was related to increased awareness about how AIS can damage Wisconsin’s fisheries. While results were encouraging, there is still more opportunity for improvement.

 
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