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Experimental weapon against zebra mussels shows promise in Christmas Lake

Treatment kills zebra mussels on Shorewood’s Christmas Lake. | http://t.co/US1y3evZJo pic.twitter.com/h5mR7n4H8b

— WCCO – CBS Minnesota (@WCCO) September 25, 2014

Officials managing the use of a biological agent to kill off zebra mussels in a Hennepin County lake are encouraged by the early results.

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We let the dogs out! Meet Alberta’s four-legged partners in the fight against invasive mussels

This summer, we asked Albertans to voluntarily have their boats checked for invasive mussels when they crossed our borders. If you stopped at an inspection station (there are four, located on major highways entering the province and two roving crews), you likely saw our friendly Government of Alberta watercraft inspectors. 201 more words

Responsible Recreation

Cabin Close-Up Time Ideal To Check For Invasives

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Experts say cabin close-up time is an ideal opportunity for inspecting boats and water equipment for aquatic invasive species.

The Department of Natural Resources is asking every cabin and lake property owner to carefully inspect for invasive species when removing docks, boat lifts, swim rafts and other equipment from the water. 94 more words


Tiny Invasive Crustacean - Spiny Water Flea - Now Confirmed in Lake Champlain

The aquatic invasive zooplankton, spiny water flea – a crustacean, not a flea as the name implies – has become Lake Champlain’s 50th aquatic invasive species… 104 more words


Volunteers Rally to Remove New Find of Water Chestnut

On August 26th, 11 volunteers assisted Lakes and Ponds Management and Protection Program staff in removing a new population of the aquatic invasive plant water chestnut… 267 more words


Lakes and (some) People Who Love Them

After a long bout of writer’s block, I am back on the blog again, mostly prompted by the desire to share the great opportunity I’ve enjoyed over the past six months as a Program Assistant for New Hampshire Lakes Association ( 1,108 more words

Tell us what you know about aquatic invasive species…take the survey!

Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy Vermont’s lakes and ponds and we are fortunate in this state to have many public boat accesses to do so. 185 more words