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  • Zebra Mussels Confirmed as Spread Continues

    Zebra Mussels Confirmed as Spread Continues

    This non-native aquatic nuisance species has continued to spread throughout Oklahoma waters since first found in the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in 1992.

  • Quagga Mussels Cause of Montana's Examination of Boats From Lake Powell

    Quagga Mussels Cause of Montana's Examination of Boats From Lake Powell

    With the proliferation of adult quagga mussels in Lake Powell, on the border of Utah and Arizona, watercraft from this lake that are entering Montana will be subject to additional measures at watercraft inspection stations to ensure they are free from aquatic invasive species.

  • $4 million for western states and tribes to combat invasive quagga and zebra mussels

    $4 million for western states and tribes to combat invasive quagga and zebra mussels

    The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has allocated more than $4 million to support existing work by western states and tribes to combat the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels. Arizona has several quagga mussel-infested waterbodies and will benefit from the increased funding.

  • HELP COMBAT SPREAD OF INVASIVE MUSSELS

    HELP COMBAT SPREAD OF INVASIVE MUSSELS

    California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to remain cautious over Memorial Day weekend.

  • 1979 Ford Pinto at 20-feet covered in quagga mussels VIDEO

    1979 Ford Pinto at 20-feet covered in quagga mussels VIDEO

    How it got there isn't clear. The car appears to have had its engine and other parts stripped. Some believe it was someone trying to create an artificial reef

  • Boat carrying invasive zebra mussels was stopped at a watercraft inspection station on Friday

    Boat carrying invasive zebra mussels was stopped at a watercraft inspection station on Friday

    A boat carrying invasive zebra mussels was stopped at a watercraft inspection station on Friday.

  • Zebra Mussels Spreading at Texas Lakes

    Zebra Mussels Spreading at Texas Lakes

    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists have classified Lake Georgetown as infested with an established, reproducing population of invasive zebra mussels and have also changed the status of Lake Livingston to fully infested.

  • Winter Fungal Disease of Fish and Fish Eggs

    Winter Fungal Disease of Fish and Fish Eggs

    As the weather cools, and many outdoors enthusiasts begin to put away their boats for winter, some are cashing in on the solitude and lower fishing pressure on their favorite lake. But as their catch rates increase, so do their chances of catching some fish that may be a bit unsightly. Many anglers send in photos to fisheries biologists and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Facebook page this time of year with bass or crappie that look like they've got a bad case of acne.

  • Invasive zebra mussels found in Canyon Lake

    Invasive zebra mussels found in Canyon Lake

    There are now 10 lakes that are infected with zebra mussels.

  • Invasive zebra mussels found in Canyon Lake

    Invasive zebra mussels found in Canyon Lake

    There are now 10 lakes that are infected with zebra mussels.

  • California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels

    California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels

    California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to remain cautious over Labor Day weekend.

  • Juvenile zebra mussels were recently found

    Juvenile zebra mussels were recently found

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is watching Carter Lake after juvenile zebra mussels were recently found in a water sample collected by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) staff. Although veligers were detected, intensive sampling the past week did not find any adult zebra mussels.

  • Boaters Can Help Fight Spread of Invasive Mussels Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Boaters Can Help Fight Spread of Invasive Mussels Over Memorial Day Weekend

    California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to remain cautious over Memorial Day weekend.

  • Invasive Mussels Threaten Colorado Waters

    Invasive Mussels Threaten Colorado Waters

    Boaters coming from other states with mussel infested waters threaten Colorado DURANGO, Colo. – The aggressive aquatic nuisance species inspection program operated by Colorado Parks and Wildlife has been successful in keeping quagga and zebra mussels out of the state. Waters in several surrounding states, however, are infested with mussels and that is a serious problem for Colorado.

  • Lake Hefner Confirms Invasive Zebra Mussels

    Lake Hefner Confirms Invasive Zebra Mussels

    Biologists with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and the City of Oklahoma City confirmed invasive zebra mussels have found their way into Lake Hefner, a water-supply reservoir in northwestern Oklahoma City.

  • Invasive Species Found on Dock

    Invasive Species Found on Dock

    Zebra mussels confirmed in Adley Lake in Otter Tail County Invasive species found on dock The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Adley Lake in Otter Tail County. This is one of several confirmations this fall as docks and boat lifts are being checked for invasive species at the end of the season.

  • Zebra Mussels Confirmed

    Zebra Mussels Confirmed

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Kimble Lake in Crow Wing County. As with a recent confirmation at another Crow Wing County Lake, zebra mussels were reported on boat lifts that had been removed from the water at the end of the season.

  • Stop the Spread of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels

    Stop the Spread of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels

    California agencies fighting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to please remain vigilant over the three-day Labor Day weekend.

  • Lakes Confirm Zebra Mussels

    Lakes Confirm Zebra Mussels

    The number of new zebra mussel finds in 2016 is running close to last year at this time. "Most new zebra mussel infestations are found and reported from late July to mid-August," said Heidi Wolf, DNR invasive species unit supervisor.

  • Launch Steward Program Interdicts Zebra Mussels at Deep Creek Lake

    Launch Steward Program Interdicts Zebra Mussels at Deep Creek Lake

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels, an invasive species of shellfish, attached to the propeller and outboard motor of a pontoon boat attempting to launch at Deep Creek Lake State Park. Launch stewards, conducting voluntary boat inspections, identified the mussels earlier this month on a vessel last used on the Monongahela River, where zebra mussels are established.