Here’s a news wrap up of local stories that were run recently regarding the fast spread of zebra mussels in Lake Minnetonka and their impact on the lake. Click on each story title to open the story in a new window.
- KSTP 5 – Zebra Mussels Spreading Rapidly in Lake Minnetonka
- WCCO 4 – Zebra Mussels Spread Rapidly in Lake Minnetonka
- KARE 11 – Minnesota lakes at risk for zebra mussels
- KMSP 9 – (Covered briefly on the air but unable to locate the video on their web site.)
- StarTribune – Mussels infest Lake Minnetonka
- Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) – Zebra Mussels Have Spread Throughout Lake Minnetonka Since 2010
MCWD has a program called Save Our Summers that provides information on what lakeshore owners and boaters should do to help prevent the spread of zebra mussels. If you or anyone you know are bringing a boat into Lake Minnewashta be sure to be aware of these steps to help prevent introducing this invasive species into the lake.