In The News

Today, we get news from many different sources; our phones, our computers, the television and radio. Instead of trying to keep up with this endless cycle of news, we’ve tried to capture a broad overview of the most urgent news and keep our partners informed about new updates to the campaign. Please check out the four sections: What’s Hot, Campaign Updates, General and Species Specific News to stay on top of the important news and how people are preventing invasive species.

What's Hot

Montana’s New Boater Invasive Species Certification Now Available Online

Local boater training and certification for Tiber and Canyon Ferry reservoirs can be now be done online at The online training course provides participants with information about the invasive mussel threat, how to appropriately clean, drain and dry watercraft and why it’s important for everyone to take responsibility in protecting Montana’s waterbodies. This year […]

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General News

Evidence of the Invasion

After nearly three years of work, Sam Schelhaas was stunned — and disheartened — at his recent findings in Lewis and Clark Lake west of Yankton. As a district conservation officer, Schelhaas had worked with his fellow South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GF&P) staff and other agencies to stop the spread of an aquatic […]

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Species Specific News

Great Lakes vulnerable to outbreak of fish virus

Conditions might be right in parts of the Great Lakes for another outbreak of a deadly fish virus. Large parts of the lakes have environments that could support a new outbreak of viral hemorrhagic septicemia, or VHS, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Fish Disease. The same virus was responsible for […]

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Campaign Updates

21st Century Conservation — Made in America, Together

Ever since you were a kid, you’ve loved the outdoors.  Growing up, you vowed never to take an “inside job;” so after finishing community college, you started your own landscaping company.  Other than the details associated with running a small business, you enjoy the outside work, which is manual labor that requires you to be […]

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