New AIS Found

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July, 2020

Zebra Mussels found in Woman Lake:

NOTICE! NOTICE! NOTICE!

A ZEBRA MUSSEL WAS DISCOVERED IN WOMAN LAKE ON JULY 6, 2020. PLEASE BE CAUTIOUS WHEN OPERATING ALL WATERCRAFT AND FOLLOW THE STATE LAWS TO HELP PREVENT THEIR SPREAD!!

Clean watercraft of all aquatic plants and prohibited invasive species.

Drain all water by removing drain plugs and keeping them out during transport.

Dispose of unwanted bait in the trash.

Dry docks, lifts, swim rafts and other equipment for at least 21 days before placing equipment into another water body.

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Here is a link to the MN DNR AIS site where you can find the current list of infested lakes as well as a map showing the infested lakes:

DNR Infested Waters List/Map

October 2019

Zebra mussel veligers have been found in Ten Mile Lake. The DNR has found quantities of veligers that usually indicates an adult population. The Ten Mile Lake Association will be developing an education and response plan.

Zebra mussels were also found in Lake of the Woods and the Red Lakes.

July 2017

Eurasion milfoil has been found at the Girl Lake public access near the Longville City docks in downtown Longville.

December 2016

Zebra mussel veligers found in Leech Lake.

8/31/2015

A new invasive species has been found for the first time in a Minnesota lake. Starry stonewart has been confirmed in lakes in Stearns and Meeker counties.

DNR press release

This invasive species has been in Michigan lakes for quite some time. Here is a report from Michigan.

Information from Michigan