ZEBRA MUSSELS

Zebra mussels confirmed in three west-central Minnesota lakes

A DNR conservation officer found other mussels in a sandy shallow area of another lake.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Clitherall Lake in Otter Tail County, Eagle Lake near Frazee and Turtle Lake near Lake Park. DNR invasive species specialists followed up on a report from a lake property owner and an angler who found zebra mussels in two of the lakes. A DNR conservation officer…

Zebra Mussels Found in North Dakota’s Ashtabula Lake, Sheyenne and Red Rivers

experts say people will need to check their boats and wash them to reduce the chances of the invasive species spreading

FARGO, N.D. –Game and Fish finds zebra mussels in one of North Dakota’s lakes. The last time they were found in the Red River in 2015. Zebra mussels were first found in the U.S. back in 1988, after contaminated cargo ships from Eastern Europe and Western Russia entered the Great Lakes. “Over the last 35 years, we’ve seen the gradual…

Lake Ashtabula Has Invasive Zebra Mussels

Lake Ashtabula and the Sheyenne River downstream all the way to the Red River have been classified as infested water

BARNES CO., ND — North Dakota Game and Fish has confirmed the presence of invasive zebra mussels in Lake Ashtabula. Inspections of the lake in Barnes and Griggs counties also found well-established populations of zebra mussels of various ages throughout the lake. Lake Ashtabula and the Sheyenne River downstream all the way to the Red River have been classified as infested…