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Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

February 2013 Activity Highlights
Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
La Crosse, Wisconsin

Topics covered in the February activity report.

Aquatic Ecosystem Health

Perox-Aid® and Gyrodactylus Parasites

Aquatic Invasive Species

Geospatial Sciences and Technology

Meetings and Training


Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)

North American Bat Monitoring and Modeling


Upper Mississippi River

Upper Mississippi River Basin's Interagency Mussel Coordination Team

Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society

Army Corps of Engineers Forestry Coordination Meeting

Upper Mississippi River Restoration – Environmental Management Program

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Refuge Digital Vegetation Inventory Maps

Great Lakes Avian Botulism

World Aquaculture Society


AFWA – Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
CIR – Color Infrared
DAWG – Drug Approval Working Group
DOI – Department of Interior
ECAL – Environmental DNA Calibration Study
eDNA – environmental DNA
FDA – Food and Drug Administration
FWS – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
FMCS – Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society
GLRI – Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
GLSC – Great Lakes Science Center
LiDAR – Light Detection and Ranging
LTRMP – Long Term Resource Monitoring Program
MCT – Mussel Coordination Team
NIFA – National Institute of Food and Agriculture
NWR – National Wildlife Refuge
UMESC – Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
UMRBA – Upper Mississippi River Basin Association
UMRR-EMP – Upper Mississippi River Restoration-Environmental Management Program USDA – U.S. Department of Agriculture
USGS – U.S. Geological Survey
WAS – World Aquaculture Society

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