Invasive Species

What risks face Aitkin County lakes? Download the full report here.
Aitkin County Lake Risk Assessment
(file is about 7mb and will take some time to download)

Looking for a chart of other lakes in Minnesota? Download here

2014 AIS Infested LakeAs of May 2014, the lakes near Lone Lake (highlighted on this map) contained aquatic invasive species, Minn. DNR designates the following additional lakes within our region as infested with aquatic invasive species: In Aitkin County: Big Sandy, Cedar and Farm Island; In Mille Lacs County: Ogechie, Onamia and Shakopee; In Crow Wing County: Arrowhead, Bay, Bertha, Big Pine, Big Trout, Black Bear, Boom, Clam Shell, Clear Water, Cross, Daggett, Gull, Half Moon, Island, Kimball, Little Pine, Little Rabbit, Long, Loon, Louise Mine, Love, Lower Hay, Lower Mission, Miller, Mille Lacs, Nisswa, Ossawinnamakee, Pickerel, Pig, Rice, Round, Roy, Rush Hen, Ruth, Tame Fish, Upper Hay, Upper Mission, and Whitefish lakes. Source: www.dnr.state.mn.us.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website contains a wealth of information on all things concerning our natural habitat. Below are some links to some known invasive species in Minnesota. All links will open information from the DNR site

Brazilian Elodea brittle nalad curlyleaf Eurasian Watermilfoil Flowering Rush
Brazilian
Elodea
Brittle
Naiad
Curly-leaf
Pondweed
Eurasian
Watermilfoil
Flowering
Rush
Thank you to the Minnesota DNR for providing information!
Non-native Phragmites Waterlilies Purple Loosestrife Reed Canary Grass Yellow Iris
Non-native
Phragmites
Non-native
Waterlilies
Purple
Loosestrife
Reed Canary
Grass
Yellow
Iris

Looking for information about invasive aquatic animals? Click HERE!