New Zealand Mudsnail

A few weeks ago, I visited Strutt Creek in Iowa County for the first time, and as I wound my way down the curvy roads leading to the stream access, I kept thinking about how lucky I am to live in such a beautiful state with so much water. I was there to collect New Zealand mudsnails for... Read More

Aquatic Invasive Species intern Ty Tretter poses with Fishing League Worldwide Pro Angler Jimmy Reese

Summer is a busy time of year for the aquatic invasive species team, and before we shift gears and dive into fall, we wanted to take a minute during this transition to say a big thank you to our summer AIS intern, Ty Tretter. Luckily we don’t have to say goodbye just yet, though, as... Read More

Welcome to the team, Ty!  We’re excited to welcome UW-La Crosse sophomore Ty Tretter to the River Alliance team as our 2021 Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Intern! Ty is pursing his undergrad degree in geography with an emphasis in environmental science and will be teaming up with Ellen Voss... Read More

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2020 WaterWays newsletter.  Download a PDF of the full Newsletter. By Ellen Voss, Aquatic Invasive Species Program DirectorPaddling with PurposeEvery year around this time, my husband and I start making a master list of all the rivers we hope to... Read More