Preventing establishment and minimizing spread of key AIS

Learn more about MAISRC's research projects on preventing the establishment and minimizing the spread of AIS by clicking on their title below. Click here to learn about MAISRC research projects on control and management of AIS and detecting AIS. Funding for these projects is provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative – Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR), unless otherwise noted.

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Completed projects:

Recognizing high-risk areas for zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil invasions in Minnesota Nick Phelps

Ascertaining whether an enhanced bubble curtain could deter Asian carp movement into small tributaries in a practical manner; immediate installation of sound deterrents in the Mississippi River – Peter Sorensen