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Aquatic Nuisance Species

Words: Clean - inspect all equipnent and remove ANS, Drain - all water, Dry - all equimpment before entering another waterbody

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  • 2022 ANS Awareness Week
  • DYI Zebra Mussel Sampler: Help in the fight against ANS by creating this simple DYI sampler for your dock. Reporting any zebra mussels you find in the sampling device will help biologists track the spread of this invasive species in North Dakota.

Protect North Dakota Waters from Aquatic Nuisance Species

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Learn the rules and regulations.


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Discover what species are classified as Aquatic Nuisance Species.


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Report Aquatic Nuisance Species sightings.


North Dakota High Risk Waters

The following aquatic nuisance species are known to be in at least one water body within North Dakota: