If you’re interested in learning more about aquatic invasive species (zebra mussels, milfoil, starry stonewort, etc…) then please visit our Minesota Traditions YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/@Minnesotatraditions and search for videos by topic!


AIS Awareness Strategy: Tap Into the Younger Generation to Influence Parents
How a Waseca Community Rallied to Rescue a Troubled Lake
The Sullivan Lake improvement district success story
Multi-Year Study of Douglas County Lakes a Foundation for Future Action
Crow Wing County takes aim at Starry Stonewort
Too Many Carp: How Sauk Lake is Addressing the Issue
"Resourcetainment" Calendar One-Stop Guide to Fun & Adventure
Crow Wing County Opens New Doors To AIS Awareness
Partnerships Streamline Paths To Success In Sherburne County
A Long-Time Advocate for Pine and Cedar Lakes Retires
Beltrami County Focused on Spiny Water Flea Awareness
Norway Lake Association Attacks Problem Weeds Head-On
Access Ramp Design Uses Human Nature To Promote AIS Prevention
Crow Wing County Lake Hosts Zebra Mussel Control Study
Itasca County School Offers Fishing in the Classroom
Douglas County Aims to Build a Comprehensive Aquatic Plant Database
Aqua Weed Stick is the Latest Tool in Douglas County’s AIS Control Program
Itasca County Resident Strives To Engage Neighbors With A Unique Approach
Boater’s Responses to Inspection Survey are Important
Plastic islands serve as algae experiment
Dry docks and drained bait buckets Aitkin County is offering incentives to combat the spread of aquatic invasive species
A chance to become part of a solution Spring training will produce new detectives
Apply for grant! Spread the word – not aquatic invasive species
Caring about the waters
Competitive High School Fishing: The Latest Minnesota Tradition
Spreading Enthusiasm, Not AIS
County Inspector Smith
With AIS Prevention is Better Than a Cure Green Prairie
A Model For Building an AIS Program From Scratch
Changing Attitudes Mark Progress In Beltrami County
Learning from past ‘lake’ mistakes: It’s a benefit to all when a person can admit to mistakes and help prevent others from making the same ones.
Dive Team On A Mission To Search For Aquatic Invasive Species Members of the Lakes Area Dive Team perform a service that helps protect Minnesota’s lakes and the fish and wildlife that depend on them.
Working in a piece of paradise.
Hackensack Business Focuses on Marine Industry.
Camo Comradery / Youth Waterfowl Hunting
having outdoor experiences with youth is one way we continue Minnesota Traditions. Join a few wide-eyed youngsters and a few adults on a special day in Minnesota when only youth can hunt, Youth Waterfowl Day.
With AIS Prevention is Better Than a Cure At 182 acres in size Green Prairie Fish Lake in Morrison County may not be as grand a body of water as nearby Mille Lacs, Gull or Alexander lakes, but to the anglers, pleasure boaters and paddlers who live in and around Little Falls it’s an important recreational resource.
Chinese Inspired Boats with Minnesota Flair Boating in Minnesota has never been quite like this. Learn about Bemidji Minnesota’s family friendly, team orientated community driven boat festival.
Forests protects the Lakes at Itasca State Park: Learn how the forest protects the aquatic resources at the headwaters of the Mighty Mississippi River.
Regatta celebrates 47 years on Leech Lake: Famous for it’s walleye fishing and the use of power boats to chase them, Leech Lake has a swift and silent sailboat culture that has created it’s own Minnesota Tradition.
Wildrice = Minnesota Nice Harvesting natures bounty is a long-standing Minnesota Tradition, “Ricing” is one of the more unique. Hop in the canoe and experience first hand what it’s all about.
WATERSKI LOONS ON THE MISSISSIPPI: Every summer a group gets together to create a fun family waterski show on the Mississippi. Learn how this group shares their passion while protecting the resource from invasive species.
Hurry-up it’’s time to race……Turtles! Longville Minnesota is arguably the Turtle Racing capitol of the world and this uniquely Minnesota event connects Main Street to the dock Lake.
Muskie Anglers Passionate About Preservation Of Recourse: Anglers sharing their passion for these toothy critters, a phenomenal tournament and their environment.
PADDLEFOLK: Using Kayaks to explore the aquatic natural resources in Minnesota brings together a passionate group of people, Paddlefolk.
Bemidji, MN Recently Had The National Bass Fishing Spotlight: Anglers share their love for bass, competition and the great outdoors.
Teamwork on Lake Kimble: In-depth look at how a group of concerned Minnesota citizens banded together with lakeshore owners to protect Lake Kimble.
*The views expressed in these videos and articles are not necessarily the views of the Mississippi Headwaters Board.