Tag: zebra mussels

Zebra mussels confirmed in Canisteo Mine Pit in Itasca County

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in the Canisteo Mine Pit, one of a series of legacy mine pits adjacent to the cities of Bovey and Taconite in Itasca County. The DNR and other cooperating entities are working together to address the zebra mussel infestation and contingency pumping…
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September 26, 2022 0

National Park Service to Search Lakes for Zebra Mussels

The National Park Service will search for zebra mussels in and near Voyageurs National Park from August 2 through August 5, 2022. The effort will include a SCUBA team who will dive to inspect areas of Black Bay on Rainy Lake just outside of park boundaries where the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR)…
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August 3, 2022 0

Voyageurs National Park asks Anglers Assistance in Preventing the Spread of Zebra Mussels

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN:  Voyageurs National Park staff is seeking assistance from anglers to help prevent the spread of Zebra Mussels. Zebra mussel veligers (larvae) were confirmed in Black Bay, Rainy Lake, in July 2021. Zebra mussels have multiple effects on lakes they invade. They alter ecosystems by changing the flow of energy through a system, reducing food available…
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December 13, 2021 0

Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Rainy Lake.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussel larvae in Rainy Lake, near International Falls in St. Louis County. Rainy Lake straddles the Minnesota and Canada border. Around one-third of Rainy Lake is located within Voyageurs National Park. The zebra mussel larvae were found in waters outside the park boundary. Four of five…
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September 2, 2021 0

DNR finds Zebra Mussels in Cedar Lake, St. James Mine Pit

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/26/21) (Aitkin County, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this past week confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Cedar Lake in Aitkin County and in the St. James Mine Pit in Aurora in St Louis County. DNR invasive species specialists followed up on a report from a Cedar…
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July 26, 2021 0