Tag Archive: River Alliance of Wisconsin

Jul 24

Tiny Snails Pose Big Risks

Get the dirt on tiny, invasive mudsnails . . . learn more:   New Zealand mudsnails have now been found twice in Wisconsin – most recently in Badger Mill Creek, near Madison. They’re the size of a corn kernel, but they can outcompete native species. In extreme cases… “We’ve seen densities of over 500,000 mud …

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Dec 20

Fish Slides, Anyone?

Elevators and water slides for fish may sound straight out of Dr. Seuss—but they actually exist in Michigan. Listen up: Sturgeon go back to their home river to spawn. And for half the sturgeon in Lake Michigan, that means the Menominee River. But hydroelectric dams block the river, forcing the fish to lay their eggs …

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