From Clean Boats Clean Waters to Project RED, Tournament Angler Outreach to Youth Outdoor Fest, Shelby Roberts (River Alliance's 2016 La Crosse Area Aquatic Invasive Species Intern) certainly did her part to Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers this summer. As summer winds down, we say farewell to Shelby... Read More

Shelby Roberts (2016 AIS Intern) and Scott Caven (AIS Coordinator) educate children and their families on aquatic invasive species at the 2016 Youth Outdoor Fest in La Crosse. In the past decade, Wisconsin has made tremendous progress in educating the public on aquatic invasive species (AIS)... Read More

The River Alliance of Wisconsin will receive $5,000 from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to coordinate volunteer monitoring for aquatic invasive species in streams across the state during a one day Aquatic Invasive Species Bridge Snapshot Day on September 10th, 2016. This event... Read More

AIS signs have been installed at high-traffic boat landings in La Crosse, Trempealeau and Buffalo Counties There is an intriguing paradox with the Upper Mississippi River. It is one of the more stunning landscapes in the Upper Midwest; Mark Twain described the region "as tranquil and reposeful... Read More

Scott Caven, our Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator, explains how to distinguish between the highly-invasive Eurasian watermilfoil and the seven watermilfoils that are native to Wisconsin. In October 2015, water hyacinth and water lettuce – two of the most problematic aquatic invasive... Read More