Category Archives: Aquatic Invasive Species

Notice of Upcoming Aquatic Invasive Plant Treatments

NOTICE TO LAKE MINNEWASHTA PROPERTY OWNERS AND LAKE USERS As part of its ongoing effort to preserve and improve the water quality and recreational enjoyment of Lake Minnewashta for all, the LMPA is planning to treat Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS), … Continue reading

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How the zebra mussels scourge spread across Minnesota – StarTribune.com

How the zebra mussels scourge spread across Minnesota – StarTribune.com Tony Kennedy LAKE WINNIBIGOSHISH, MINN. Summer after summer, Pat Rooney looked out at this revered North Woods lake, hoping the tea-colored waters that lured so many anglers also provided a … Continue reading

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Lone Zebra Mussel Discovered in Lake Minnewashta at Pleasant Acres Assocation Beach/Launch

Carver County Water Management Organization 600 East 4th Street, Chaska, MN 55318 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Andrew Dickhart 952-361-1871 Invasive species specialists with the Carver County Water Management Organization (CCWMO) and Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) confirmed the presence of … Continue reading

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10/25/17 Update on Zebra Mussel Treatment

As of Wednesday, Carver County reported that the aquacide treatment had killed 50% of the zebra mussels and another treatment was applied. They hope to have 100% mortality by Friday. At that time, they will provide an outlook for reopening … Continue reading

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2017 LMPA Annual Meeting

Approximately 40 neighbors gathered at the Camp Tanadoona dining center on Sunday October 1st for the LMPA’s Annual Meeting for 2017. After a delicious Pot Luck supper, LMPA president Steve Gunther opened the meeting. Plenty of open dialogue preceded the … Continue reading

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Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Minnewashta at the Park Boat Launch/Access.

Eric Feldseth from the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District reported that Zebra mussels were found in the water at the Lake Minnewashta boat launch in the Park. More in-water assessments will be done Friday and a plan of attack developed. This … Continue reading

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