Aquatic Invasive Species Bureau Early Detection and Monitoring Program

Administering Entity: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP)
Entity Type(s): State
Select all that Apply: Streams, Rivers, Wetlands, Lakes and Reservoirs
Primary Data Type(s): Biology, Water Chemistry, Habitat-Instream
Primary Watershed Monitoring Objective(s): Aquatic Invasive Species
Subbasin: Statewide
Aquatic Invasive Species Type: Zebra or Quagga mussel, New Zealand mudsnail, Curly-leaf pondweed, Eurasian watermilfoil, Flowering rush, Fragrant waterlilly, Rusty crayfish, Waterfleas, Asian clam, pathogens/parasites, Bullfrog, fish, mammals, various snail species, Hydrilla, Brazilian elodea, and more
Counties: Statewide
Volunteers: Yes
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Contact Name: Stacy Schmidt
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In 2017, side by side sampling using both eDNA and microscopy to examine the efficacy of both.