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June 8, 2017
This is the bighead carp taken by a bowfisher in a private gravel pit near Redwood Falls, Minn., on June 4, 2017. It weighed 61.7 pounds and was 47 1/2 inches long. Submitted photo.
Minnesota's largest invasive carp taken near Redwood Falls
June 8, 2017 - 2:16pm
January 17, 2017
Insects that burrowed into trees in China got a free ride to Minnesota when untreated logs were made into rustic furniture and shipped to the U.S. Insect experts are worried that, if the bugs escape into the wild, they could wreak havoc on Minnesota trees. Photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Warning: Your furniture may be infested
January 17, 2017 - 5:17pm
August 29, 2016
Aquatic Restoration Service, contracted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, begins the treatment process for the starry stonewort, an invasive species, found in Turtle Lake. Infested water and lake habitat is pumped through the white dewatering bag shown above and filters the water back into the lake while catching the starry stonewort. Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR begins operation to suck out starry stonewort infestation on Turtle Lake
August 29, 2016 - 5:54pm
August 26, 2016
Once established in a lake, starry stonewort can grow in large mats and crowd out native vegetation. Submitted photo.
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
August 26, 2016 - 2:54pm
July 4, 2012
These mute swans, present at the West Fargo lagoons on June 24, represent Cass County's first record of the species.

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Flight Lines: Eurasian species shows up, but is it welcome?
July 4, 2012 - 12:00am
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