Category Archives: Zebra Mussels

Updated: No Zebra Mussel infestation reported at Lake Minnewashta – Chanhassen Villager: Carver County

Updated: No infestation reported at Lake Minnewashta – Chanhassen Villager: Carver County. A boat with two zebra mussels was in Lake Minnewashta July 16, according to information from Carver County. According to the county Parks Department, two zebra mussels were … Continue reading

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Keep an eye out for AIS

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) is watching closely for any new aquatic invasive species (AIS) infestations this season, but we can’t be everywhere at once. Help be our eyes on the ground! Early detection of a new invasive species … Continue reading

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Letter to the Chanhassen City Council and Mayor Furlong on AIS Prevention in Chanhassen’s Lakes

Dear Chanhassen City Council and Mayor Furlong I am sending this letter to ask you to please support an Aquatic Invasive Species prevention plan in our city for 2013 that is effective, boater friendly, and fiscally responsible.  Your current plan … Continue reading

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Carver County Commissioners Approve Delegation Agreement with the DNR for 2013 AIS Inspections

At the January 15th, 2013 Carver County Board of Commissioners meeting, Martin Walsh, Parks, requested the Board approve a delegation agreement with the DNR for AIS inspections. He explained they were beginning to prepare for an inspection program and this year the DNR … Continue reading

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MCWD Board approves additional $250k AIS spending for 2013 without increasing tax levy

At its meeting last night, the Minnehaha Creek Watershed Board approved the plan that will spend an additional $250,000 for AIS prevention activities in 2013. The Board also approved a motion not to increase the 2013 tax levy by this … Continue reading

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Learn, share, and network with local water leaders Nov. 7

Members of lake, river and stream groups are invited to learn and share ideas at the Metro Summit for Lake and River Groups on Wednesday, November 7 in Hopkins. Participants will learn about a variety of issues they can address … Continue reading

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