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Media Availability: Study of Invasive Carp Deterrent Underway in Keokuk

Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center will be available on June 3 for in-person...

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Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Pet Stores in 21 States

A citizen’s report of an invasive zebra mussel found in an aquarium moss package found in a pet store prompted a U.S. Geological Survey expert on...

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Media Advisory: Study of Asian Carp Deterrent Begins in January

Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists about the project? Please contact Randy Hines or Marisa Lubeck.

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Friday's Findings - November 20 2020

Imperilment and Recovery of the Monarch Butterfly

Date: November 20, 2020 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Wayne Thogmartin, USGS-Upper Midwest...

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Use of Robotic DNA Samplers That Can Rapidly Detect Invasive Aquatic Species

USGS researchers and their collaborators demonstrated the efficacy of using robotic environmental DNA samplers for bio surveillance in freshwater...

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USGS Responds to Spring Flooding

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding across the country as spring weather is in full swing. Warming temperatures, increased...

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Detecting Invasive and Rare Species with the National Streamflow Network

Two recently published papers suggest the integration of environmental DNA, or eDNA, sampling at select National Streamflow Network streamgages in the...

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Large-scale Review of Amphibian Species and Community Response to Climate Change

Amphibian species and community richness has been declining in North America and climate change may play a role in these declines. Global climate...

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Tree Swallow GLRI Story Map

This Story Maps accompanies 4 peer-reviewed publications to provide a convenient and useful tool to access the information contained within these four...

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Public Invitation: USGS La Crosse Science Center Opens Doors for Interactive Experience

The public is invited to attend a free, family-friendly open house at a local U.S. Geological Survey center for ecology research on Saturday...

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More Milkweeds Located Throughout the Landscape Can Help Conserve Monarchs

Adding milkweeds and other native flowering plants into midwestern agricultural lands is key to restoring monarch butterflies, with milkweed sowers...

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Billions More Milkweeds Needed to Restore Monarchs

As many as 1.8 billion additional stems of milkweed plants may be needed in North America to return imperiled monarch butterflies to a sustainable...

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