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Adopt A Dock Volunteer Program

Adopt a Dock is a citizen science initiative in which lakeshore residents monitor for aquatic invasive species. Want to join the team? Email Eleanor:

In the spring, volunteers attach monitoring plates to the end of their docks. They check their plates twice a month, and report observations to the watershed district.

Helpful resources for Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Identification.

Zebra mussel overview (MN DNR)

MN AIS Identification Guide (MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center)