Category Archives: Zebra Mussels

Hennepin County Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Early Detection Training – Free Events on 6/22 or 6/28

Hennepin County needs your help in finding and preventing the spread of AIS. As aquatic invasive species (AIS) detectors, you will play an important role in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species. Please attend one of these free events: … Continue reading

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Decontamination Service Available at Lake Waconia for Watercraft Infested with Aquatic Invasive Species

A decontamination unit to combat aquatic invasive species (AIS) is available at Lake Waconia’s Northeast public access. Those who have been turned away from a public accesses because an aquatic invasive species (AIS) was found in their watercraft can use … Continue reading

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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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