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Local Groups Frustrated With Invasives Fight

Some local governments and lake associations that have grown frustrated with Minnesota's lack of progress in combating aquatic invasive species are changing their focus from prevention to cure. Among them is the Gull Chain of Lakes Association, which took the lead in the fight against invasive species in eight popular lakes near Brainerd.

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Zebra Mussels Dip on Lake Mille Lacs

The number of zebra mussels on Lake Mille Lacs has dropped this year for the first time since they were found in 2005. Minnesota outdoors officials say a survey this week found about 1,070 zebra mussels per square foot.

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Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Two Minnesota Lakes

State wildlife officials say adult zebra mussels have been found in Cross Lake and Lower Hay Lake - two of the 14 lakes in the Whitefish chain in central Minnesota.

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DNR: Zebra Mussels Found in Itasca County Lakes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirms that zebra mussels have been found in Sand Lake in Itasca County. DNR experts confirmed the finding of a homeowner who found adult zebra mussels attached to a dock removed from Sand Lake last fall.

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DNR: Attempt to Kill Zebra Mussels Fails

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a new treatment failed to kill zebra mussels in two lakes. The DNR used copper sulfate, a chemical commonly used to treat lakes for swimmers' itch, to treat Lake Irene in Douglas County and Rose Lake in Otter Tail County.

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Zebra Mussel Reported in Lake Minnewaska

Officials are investigating the report of a zebra mussel in Lake Minnewaska near Glenwood. Lakeshore residents recently found what appears to be an adult zebra mussel attached to a boat seat mount that was submerged in the water.

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DNR Fears Zebra Mussels Hitchhiking on Boat Lifts

Biologists at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are concerned zebra mussels may be hitchhiking on boat lifts.

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DNR: Zebra Mussels Found In 2 Western Minnesota Lakes

The state Department of Natural Resources says zebra mussels have spread to two lakes in western Minnesota. DNR biologists confirmed that the pests are now in Brophy and Cowdry lakes near Alexandria.

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Spicer Group Tries to Stop Spread of Zebra Mussels

A group of lakeshore owners in west-central Minnesota are researching a new approach to fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels across the state.

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Zebra Mussels
Native Great Lakes unionid mussel encrusted with zebra mussels. (Photo by GLERL and NOAA)
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Zebra Mussels Spread Rapidly In Lake Minnetonka

A study finds zebra mussels are rapidly spreading throughout Lake Minnetonka. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District said Wednesday it found zebra mussels present at most testing sites across the lake.

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