Invasive species threaten our native landscapes and waterways. There are a variety of groups and individuals working to eliminate invasive species in Walworth County.
Lesser Celadine was found in Walworth County in 2017. Groups such as the Geneva Lake Conservancy, Geneva Lake Environmental Agency, Wisconsin DNR, and UW-Extension are working with landowners to try to eradicate this invader.
Starry Stonewort was found in Geneva Lake in early 2019. The Geneva Lake Environmental Agency is working diligently to lessen the impact of this aquatic invader. The Agency's director, Ted Peters, presented information on this invasive species to the County's Land Conservation Committee in June of 2019.