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2014 MN AIS Symposium

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
People attending a conference session

About 100 attendees learned about the status of aquatic invasive species (AIS) management and prevention in the state at the 2014 Minnesota AIS Symposium on March 19 at the Kelly Inn in St. Paul. The half-day event focused on the importance of public-private partnerships and sound science in the fight against AIS. 

Attendees heard from several agencies and organizations who are at the forefront of protecting our lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands from aquatic invasive species. U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken provided a video message, stressing the importance of stopping AIS and highlighting their work on the issue in Washington D.C.

Below are presentations and resources from the symposium. Presentations will be posted as they are received. 

The symposium was presented by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) and the Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts in partnership with the Water Sports Industry Association the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center and Tonka Bay Marina.

Media Coverage

A Message from U.S. Senator Al Franken: