Aquatic Invasive Species News

Non-Native Invasive Species in Forest County


  • Purple Loosestrife
  • Garlic Mustard
  • Wild Parsnip
  • Common Tansy
  • Buckthorn
  • Japanese Knotweed
  • Spotted Knapweed
  • Reed Canary Grass
  • Phragmites
  • Japanese barberry
  • Emerald Ash Borer
  • Earthworms
  • Jumping Worms


  • Eurasian Milfoil
  • Yellow Floating Heart
  • Curly Leaf Pondweed
  • Rusty Crayfish
  • Zebra Mussels
  • Spiny Water Flea
Invasive Species By Lake

View this page to check lakes in your area for invasive species.

Let’s Talk About Dredging

Natural scenic beauty and erosion control are components of the State’s shoreline protection program. Riparian landowners accomplish these goals by allowing native vegetation to overtake the shore yards, slowing runoff of pollutants toward the waterbody and masking...