Regional Inspection Program
Announcing a An Informational Open House for the proposed
When: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 | 7pm-8pm Where: Annandale Municipal Park Pavilion (upper level)
300 Oak Ave North, Annandale, MN 55302
The pilot plan is available on the Wright Soil and Water Conservation District website www.wrightswcd.org
The goal of this pilot is to improve Wright County’s task of preventing new introductions of aquatic invasive species (AIS). This pilot will require free entry inspections prior to launching water-related equipment on three lakes near the City of Annandale (Lake Sylvia, Lake John and Lake Pleasant). See more information at www.wrightswcd.org/Water_Management/wrip.html
If you are not able to attend and wish to provide feedback about the program, please send to:
Wright Soil and Water Conservation District Water Management
email firstname.lastname@example.org www.wrightswcd.org/Water_Management/wrip.htm
Channel 5 ran a story on our Regional Inspection Program in Wright County.
Starry Stonewort First Responder Team Formed
We have established a Starry Stonewort (SS) First Responder Team. If you think you have found SS, please contact the following individuals for a positive ID in the order listed. If the first person does not pick up call the next in line. They will visit the site in question within 24 hrs and report back to the AIS Committee.
NEWS FLASHOn Tuesday June 27th The Wright County Commissioners unanimously approved an ordinance to require inspections of all water-related equipment entering East and West Lake Sylvia, Lake John and Pleasant Lake. The video shows the support we are receiving and the interest across the State in this effort.
Well Done Wright County!
Seeking to stop starry stonewort - by Juliana Thill in Dockside magazine. (shared with permission).
Changing the Mindset on AIS - by Nick Phelps, Jeff Forester in Dockside magazine. (shared with permission).
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