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July 7, 2013
Educating about invasive species while inspecting
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Josh Martindale uses his hands to feel underneath a boat’s hull and trailer, carefully using his fingers to search for evidence of invasive species. “I’ve gotten mostly positive feedback when I finish my inspections,” said Martindale, an intern with the...
outdoors / DNR
July 7, 2013 - 7:09pm
June 12, 2013
DNR dog sniffs out AIS mussels
In order to get a black lab interested in finding zebra mussels, start with venison. “It’s easy to teach ‘the game’ of sniffing it out, because dogs love venison,” said Larry Hanson, one of three Minnesota DNR officers with dogs trained to sniff out zebra mussels. He’ll...
June 12, 2013 - 11:38am
June 5, 2013
Volunteer coordinator may be needed to combat aquatic invasive species
BEMIDJI — The creeping threat of aquatic invasive species, not yet seen in Beltrami County lakes, rivers and ponds, may result in the hiring of a coordinator to help consolidate efforts to combat the invaders. It would be a proactive step for a county that is surrounded by others...
outdoors / DNR
June 5, 2013 - 9:22am
May 31, 2013
Zebra mussels found in Itasca County lakes
DULUTH, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday confirmed that zebra mussels have been found in Sand Lake in Itasca County. DNR aquatic invasive species experts confirmed the finding of a citizen who discovered adult zebra mussels attached to a dock removed...
outdoors / DNR
May 31, 2013 - 9:07am
February 6, 2013
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Lake Winnibigoshish
DULUTH -- Zebra mussels have been moved into yet another popular lake, this time Lake Winnibigoshish in north-central Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Thursday. Zebra mussels and their larger cousins, quagga mussels, feed by filtering tiny organisms...
news / outdoors
February 6, 2013 - 10:54am
October 24, 2012
Rose Lake out of luck
Despite their best efforts, officials with the Department of Natural Resources were unable to eradicate zebra mussels from Rose Lake this summer as they had hoped. "We knew that these treatments were something that has never been tried before, so we were cautiously optimistic on...
October 24, 2012 - 12:48pm
Kickback from Pelican
PELICAN LAKE, Minn.
October 24, 2012 - 12:47pm
September 27, 2012
Conservation officers come across a cart full of trouble
Aquatic invasive species are normally confined to waterways, so conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources were surprised when they recently discovered a full-blown infestation in a parking lot. Conservation Officer candidate Jen Mueller and CO field...
September 27, 2012 - 3:46pm
January 21, 2012
New law: Those hired to remove docks, lifts must have state permit
Another tactic to stop the spread of zebra mussels will take place throughout the state this winter - training sessions for those who are hired...
outdoors / news
January 21, 2012 - 9:17am
July 30, 2011
Zequanox: Is it safe to use in Alexandria area lakes to combat zebra mussels?
Zequanox kills zebra and quagga mussels, according to experts in the field. But are the current studies sufficient to determine whether it is safe for humans recreating in and around Alexandria area lakes? Dr. Daniel Molloy, retired scientist from the New York Museum Cambridge Research...
outdoors / news
July 30, 2011 - 12:02pm