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5 Extremely Invasive Species | What the Stuff?!

(goofy music) – Hey, so over the years, humans have imported other animals from all across the world. Sometimes it’s because a species is just so cute that we have to take it out of its natural environment, and other times, it’s because we need them to solve a problem we can’t, like eating a …

List of Minnesota aquatic plants | Wikipedia audio article

Aquatic plants native to Minnesota:==Algae== Chara Filamentous algae Phytoplankton Stonewort==Emergent plants== Bulrushes Cattails Flowering rush Invasive aquatic plant Purple loosestrife Invasive aquatic plant Wild rice==Floating-leaf plants== Duckweed and watermeal Spatterdock Swamp smartweed Watershield White water lily Yellow lotus==Submerged plants== Broad-leaf pondweeds Bushy pondweeds and naiads Canada waterweed Coontail Curly-leaf pondweed Invasive aquatic plant Eurasian watermilfoil …

Waterfowl Hunters – Aquatic Invasive Species PSA

If you hunt waterfowl, help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species. Clean off plants, animals, and mud from boats, trailers, waders, push poles and decoy anchors when leaving the water. Drain your boat and decoys, and leave plugs out while traveling. These steps are simple and they help stop aquatic invasive species.

Minnesota Waters At Risk – Aquatic Invasive Species

Minnesota Waters At Risk  – Aquatic Invasive Species

[INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC] THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IS BLESSED WITH AN IMMENSE WEALTH OF NATURAL WONDERS, THOUSANDS OF PRISTINE LAKES, RIVERS AND STREAMS, ABUNDANT FORESTS AND GRASSLANDS, AND A WIDE ARRAY OF WILDLIFE, RANGING FROM COMMONLY SEEN DEER TO TINY RIVER-DWELLING PLANKTON THAT ARE SELDOM VIEWED BY CASUAL OBSERVERS. MINNESOTA ALSO HAS A RICH OUTDOOR HERITAGE, …

Aquatic Invaders – Nature’s Calling (Aug 2018)

Aquatic Invaders – Nature’s Calling (Aug 2018)

Welcome to this month’s nature’s calling, I’m Lucas Bond with the Missouri Department of Conservation. It’s a great time of year to be outside discovering nature through fishing. But once you’re through fishing remember not to dump your left-over bait in the water because it could spread invasive species, like certain types of carp. Invasive …

Spiny Water Fleas – Aquatic Invasive Species PSA

Spiny Water Fleas – Aquatic Invasive Species PSA

Help stop the spread of spiny water fleas. Clean off plants, animals, and mud. Clean off fishing line, anchors, and anchor rope. Drain your boat, livewell, and bait containers, and leave plugs out while traveling. Replace water in bait containers with tap water. Rinse boat, livewell, and gear with hot water, spray with high pressure, …

Invasive Aquatic Plants

Invasive Aquatic Plants

Beyond litter and run-off, there are other destructive pollutants in the Lower Chippewa River Valley: invasive species. “Invasive species”, are species that are not native to a given ecosystem and which do considerable harm to the ecosystem. The Lower Chippewa River Valley includes the river, its floodplains, and various nearby waters including Half-Moon Lake. Invasive …

Personal Watercraft and Aquatic Invasive Species

Personal Watercraft and Aquatic Invasive Species

If you enjoy Minnesota waters, help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species. Steer clear of aquatic plants. Clean plants from your water intake, impeller and trailer. Run your personal watercraft engine for five to 10 seconds to drain. Rinse hull with hot water, spray with high pressure, or dry for at least five days. …