Category Archives: Zebra Mussels

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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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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