Category Archives: Zebra Mussels

Christmas Lake Loses its Battle Against Zebra Mussels

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/10/23/zebra-mussels Despite extraordinary and expensive measures to treat Zebra Mussels found in Christmas Lake, they have reappeared this fall. As a result, the Department of Natural Resources has ended all efforts to eliminate them. Preventing zebra mussels from entering lakes … Continue reading

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2015 LMPA Annual Meeting Highlights

A small but energetic crowd gathered at Camp Tanadoona on Sunday, 9/27/15. We enjoyed a delicious pot luck dinner and heard the story of Christmas Lake’s Zebra Mussel infestation and subsequent actions from Joe Shneider, their Association president. Steve Gunther, … Continue reading

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Carver County Watercraft AIS De-contamination unit now available at Waconia’s North Access.

A decontamination unit is now available at Lake Waconia’s Northeast Public Access. Boaters found to have aquatic invasive species (AIS) on their watercraft or equipment during an inspection can use the de-contamination unit to clean their boat or equipment. It’s … Continue reading

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Is Mille Lacs a Harbinger of the Future? The Impact of Aquatic Invasive Species.

Below is a newsletter sent to me by Jeff Forester, Executive Director of Minnesota Lakes & Rivers Advocates (MLR). The LMPA is a donor and member of this group.   As you all know, yesterday on Monday August 4th at 10:00 P.M. the MN … Continue reading

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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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