Month: June 2011

New State Law Aims to Slow Spread of Invasive Species

June 6, 2011 Lake Minnetonka Patch Legislation aimed at strengthening Minnesota’s ability to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species was signed into law last week by Gov. Mark Dayton. The new law received bipartisan support in the Legislature. New measures call...

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June 3, 2010 The Honorable Terry Branstad Governor of Iowa 1007 East Grand Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50319 Dear Governor Branstad: There is a very serious water safety concern on the Iowa Great Lakes. The purpose of this letter is to make you aware of the problem and...

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Protecting the Iowa Great Lakes from Aquatic Invasive Species

June 3, 2011 Our lakes continue to be free of Aquatic Invasive Species and it is up to each of us to keep it that way.  Eurasian watermilfoil creates a thick mat of weeds that chokes a lake making boating, fishing, and swimming difficult. Zebra mussels multiple very...

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