Aquatic Invasive Species

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What you can do


Invasive species rulemaking

Learn about Invasive Species Program Rulemaking as the DNR has classified additional invasive plants and animals as prohibited to protect Minnesota’s resources and economy.




Pledge to protect Minnesota waters

Your pledge demonstrates your commitment and care to prevent the spread of AIS in Minnesota. Take the pledge.



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Clean in, clean out

Clean your watercraft, Drain all water,
Dispose of unused bait. Protect your waters by following state aquatic invasive species laws.



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Contact an expert

Report a suspected new infestation and get answers to questions.
Contact your specialist.



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2024 invasive species calendar

Learn about invasive species management success stories and key invasive species.
Check out the calendar.



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