STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Zebra mussels found in Lake Minnetonka
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) biologists have confirmed a report that several tiny zebra mussels have been found in Lake Minnetonka. They’re attached to rocks along the shore o... Posted on 8/2/10 at 5:41 AM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND it's not just 'sea weed'
Your boat, trailer, jet ski, live wells and anything that goes into and comes back out of the waterway's just might be moving the next zebra mussels. And while I understand nobody would intentionally ... Posted on 5/27/10 at 5:15 AM
STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF Clams on the Half Shell
I'm going out today to eat some fresh clams on the half shell.
Actually, I have eaten some clams on the half shell recently, abeit frozen, not fresh. I picked them up at the Hugo's ... Posted on 4/1/09 at 4:24 AM
Douglas County will be adding additional manpower to monitor watercraft this summer.
Land and Resource Management Director Dave Rush was informed on March 16 that a 2012 Watercraft Access Inspections grant had been received from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
After reading the story called “Area lakes threatened” in the West Central Tribune this week, I need to write another letter. All lake users need to work together to prevent the spread of invasive species. Pointing fingers at fishing tournaments does not solve this problem. What it does say is “Not on my lake.”
Late last fall, Dave Rush received a phone call from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Rush, the Douglas County Land and Resource Management director, learned that zebra mussels had been found in Lake Victoria.
SPICER — Transport an invasive species like zebra mussels to Green Lake, and someday you might face a possible penalty of $3,000, one year in jail and the prospect of paying restitution for the harm done.
SPICER — Fear of the havoc that a zebra mussel infestation could bring to Green Lake and other waters in the Crow River watershed has led the Green Lake Property Owners Association to host a return presentation by retired fisheries biologist and outdoor author Dick Sternberg.
SPICER — If we’re serious about keeping zebra mussels out of the waters of Kandiyohi County, we need to develop power washing decontamination stations for watercraft coming from infested waters, according to Dick Sternberg, a retired fisheries biologist and popular author on all topics fishing.
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County Commissioners were asked Tuesday to seek special legislation to become a pilot site for monitoring boat accesses to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species, like zebra mussels.
WILLMAR — With the threat of zebra mussels invading Kandiyohi County getting closer each season, the County Board of Commissioners said tougher state action is needed to prevent people from spreading the invasive species.
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