Zebra Mussels

Giving Tuesday

By admin | November 29, 2016

An enormous “THANK YOU” goes out to the ISU Extension and Outreach Dickinson County 4-H Team Jedi Robotics Club for hosting both the Iowa Great Lakes Association and Clary Lake Service at their meeting last evening. This great group of kids did a research project on Zebra Mussels and had fantastic questions for us. This #GivingTuesday, consider paying-it-forward in this amazing community … Read more…

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Zebra Mussels Video

By admin | October 13, 2016

Watch the latest Iowa Great Lakes Video to learn about the Zebra Mussel issue in the Iowa Great Lakes.

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Zebra Mussel update – July 2016

By admin | July 22, 2016

IGLA is closely monitoring this new tactic to manage Zebra Mussels on lake Minnetonka.

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Okoboji lakes continue battle against Zebra Mussels

By admin | March 21, 2016

Zebra Mussels continue to reproduce in the Iowa Great Lakes area, with evidence surfacing as lake residents work with their docks this spring. The first Zebra Mussels were discovered in the Okoboji area in the fall of 2012. Since then, the population continues to grow, with no known resource for eradication. Mike Hawkins of the … Read more…

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Zebra Mussel Update- Fall 2015

By admin | November 3, 2015

As the Iowa Great Lakes area continues to see growth in the Zebra Mussel population, a report surfaced recently of failed eradication efforts at Christmas Lake, Minnesota. The failed effort at Christmas Lake was not a result of a failure to act quickly or a failure of the eradication techniques used in the containment area.  … Read more…

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Zebra Mussels – here they come

By admin | September 23, 2015

Photos surfacing this fall show Zebra Mussels in the Iowa Great Lakes region.

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Milford Municipal Utilities Installing Zebra Mussell Protection On Water System

By admin | February 27, 2015

Story Courtesy of Explore Okoboji Click here to see full story with sound clips here (West Okoboji)– The documented presence of zebra mussels in West Lake Okoboji has one community that draws its drinking water from the lake taking some preventive actions. Eric Stohl of Milford Municipal Utilities tells KUOO news they’re putting in a … Read more…

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Molloy Zebra Mussel Visit

By admin | September 23, 2014

In their continued effort to keep the Lakes community informed of Aquatic Invasive Species, the Iowa Great Lakes Association (IGLA) hosted zebra mussel expert and research scientist, Dr. Daniel Molloy in Okoboji on September 11 and 12. Dr. Molloy, the patent inventor of Zequanox, spent two days in meetings with representatives from the Iowa Department … Read more…

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Scientist Introduces Product To Help Solve Zebra Mussel Problem In Great Lakes Area

By admin | September 15, 2014

These aren’t the mussels you get at restaurants. They’re another kind that aren’t so friendly. ABC Channel 9 covers zebra mussel story.

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Dead bacteria could help reduce zebra mussel infestations

By admin | September 11, 2014

By Russ Mitchell, Managing Editor Dickinson County News Local officials think a population explosion for zebra mussels may be inevitable. A research scientist from New York will be in the area Thursday and Friday to discuss potential solutions. DNR officials and ecology watchdogs have been bracing for an explosion of zebra mussels — the imported … Read more…

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