The White Iron Chain of Lakes Association’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) focus this summer is to train and develop more volunteer “Sentries” to monitor AIS across our chain of lakes. By each of us keeping our eyes on the condition of our little corners of the lake, we can have a big impact on the prevention of AIS. If you see something unusual in the lake, we have a process for confirming your findings and reporting it to the DNR for immediate action. The faster we identify an infestation, the quicker we can respond to keep it localized or to eliminate it.
By becoming a volunteer Aquatic Invasive Species Sentry, participants will learn:
There will be a FREE Sentry Training session for any members who are interested in becoming a Sentry;
Saturday, June 23rd. Sentry Volunteers will meet at the Kawishiwi Ranger District at 9:30am and then head over to Garden Lake for Training.
Included in the training, all participants will go home with:
For additional information, resources, and links on AIS, click on the “Educational Tab” on the WICOLA Homepage and then “Aquatic Invasive Species”.
PO Box 493
Ely, MN 55731
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