Join the Rock River Coalition and learn to search for New Zealand mudsnails and other aquatic invasive species. We will wade in and walk along Turtle Creek to practice our invasive species monitoring skills. All are welcome. No experience or equipment is required, and those who cannot enter the water are welcome to participate from shore. Parent/guardian supervision is required for youth under the age of 16.
In summer 2022, invasive New Zealand mudsnails were found for the first time on Turtle Creek in Walworth County. In response, Rock River Coalition, in partnership with Nature at the Confluence and Friends of Turtle Creek, will be leading a search for the snails and other invasive species on Turtle Creek. Collecting data about where the snails
are located will help focus efforts aimed at preventing them from spreading further.