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Nature Conservancy features District's AIS early detection efforts

November 17, 2016

"I regularly interview conservation biologists searching for cryptic creatures: rare birds, nocturnal predators, well-camouflaged snakes. But for sheer difficulty and pure tedium, maybe nothing tops the hunt for a tiny creature that rarely moves."

The Nature Conservancy recently featured our cutting-edge efforts to monitor for new aquatic invasive species across the watershed. The piece explores the importance of early detection, the details of how we conduct the work, and some history on aquatic invasive species in the region. Read the full piece here