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GLIFWC begins aquatic invasive species study


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Biologists with the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission are surveying inland lakes of the Ojibwe Ceded Territories that includes the Upper Peninsula and northeast Wisconsin.

The Michigan lakes in Gogebic County included in the study are Chaney Lake, East Bay Lake, Lac Vieux Desert, Stateline Lake and West Bay Lake. The study includes 24 Wisconsin lakes in the Burnett, Langlade, Oneida, Polk, Vilas and Washburn counties.

Invasive species compete against native species and can result in displacing vital habitat, according to the commissi...