Apply to join our team as our 2019 Aquatic Invasive Species Intern.Want to protect rivers from aquatic invasive species? The River Alliance of Wisconsin is seeking one Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Intern for the 2019 Field Season. The AIS Intern will be based out of La Crosse, Wisconsin and... Read More

As the season shifts, we say farewell to Rachel Delwiche, our 2018 La Crosse Area Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Summer Intern. Rachel teamed up with Scott Caven (our Aquatic Invasive Species Manager) this summer to tackle AIS issues on the Mississippi River and major tributaries in western... Read More

This is the introductory article from our fall 2018 WaterWays newsletter. Download a PDF of the full Newsletter. One Thing We Know By Raj Shukla Wisconsin politicians have grown comfortable eroding long-held protections of our waters. The trend toward “anything goes” sped up in the... Read More

This fall, water hyacinth—a prohibited invasive species under NR 40, Wisconsin's Invasive Species Rule—was discovered in Pool 8 of the Upper Mississippi River. Water hyacinth, native to South America, is a highly invasive aquatic plant that can form thick mats and degrade water quality. It... Read More

    Water lovers of all ages are invited to join a statewide search for aquatic invasive species on August 18th, 2018. This fun, hands-on effort, known as Snapshot Day, relies on participants to monitor local lakes and streams at designated sites across the state for... Read More