New Zealand mudsnails, an invasive species, was documented in Black Earth Creek in 2013. Help keep the invader from spreading to other streams.
With a potentially prolific invasive snail recently documented in Black Earth Creek, one of Wisconsin's premier trout waters, and a native parasite spreading among brook trout statewide, anglers can help keep Wisconsin fish and streams healthy by taking a few key prevention steps after fishing during the early catch-and-release trout season.
"Prevention steps work and everyone's vigilance matters," says Deborah Seiler, aquatic invasive species outreach coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and UW-Extension.
The good news is you don't have to avoid ...