2018 Research Report from MAISRC

What a year!

2018 was an exciting year at the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center! We started the year by receiving 20 submissions to our 2018 Request for Proposals, a new record. We funded seven new projects, including evaluating the efficacy of copper-based control on zebra mussels, an economic analysis of ecosystem services as they relate to common carp, creating a new tool for eDNA collection, research into the genetic control of common carp, and more.

We're pleased to share with you this Research Report for 2018 that highlights some of MAISRC’s accomplishments over the last year. We’ve made significant strides in the prevention, detection, and control of AIS in Minnesota and see tremendous opportunity and hope for the future. Enjoy some highlights below or jump straight to the report here.


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The Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center thanks all of the federal, state, local, and private support that makes our research possible; especially the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources. We couldn’t do this work without you.

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