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DNR: Hunters, trappers reminded to check gear for invasive species

10:16 AM, Oct. 4, 2013

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With waterfowl hunting seasons underway and trapping on the horizon, it's a good time for outdoor enthusiasts to consider whether their gear might be transporting harmful invasive species to and from a favorite hunting spot, Wisconsin invasive species experts say.

Invasive species are non-native plants and animals that can cause severe economic or environmental harm. Species like zebra mussels, garlic mustard and non-native phragmites spread when people move water, mud or plant fragments between sites. Once established, invasive species can wreak serious havoc on waterfowl and ...

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