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October 13, 2017
A zebra mussel     Forum News Service file photo
Check for invasive species when removing lake equipment
October 13, 2017 - 3:57pm
October 28, 2016
Can you spot the zebra mussel? Lake property owners should carefully inspect docks and boat lifts once they’re out of the water for the season. A lake service provider business contacted the DNR after finding an adult zebra mussel on a boat lift in storage on a Kimble Lake beach. Mn DNR Photo
Zebra mussels now confirmed in Crow Wing County's Kimble Lake
October 28, 2016 - 10:54am
August 25, 2016
Starry stonewort pulled from Upper Red Lake. MnDNR
Starry stonewort confirmed in Upper Red Lake, Cass Lake
August 25, 2016 - 1:58pm
September 5, 2014
Spiny waterfleas confirmed in Basswood Lake
September 5, 2014 - 7:43am
July 21, 2014
Silver and bighead carp are two of four species of invasive carp threatening the Mississippi River and other native ecosystems. They can grow to 60 pounds, and they impact the base of the food chain by consuming large amounts of plankton that native fish also rely on. MnDNR
Bighead and silver carp discovered in Pool 2 of Mississippi River
July 21, 2014 - 11:50am