Zequanox offers muscle against mussels in Minnesota lakes

A number of people have seen the articles about a chemical that impacts zebra mussels in the Minneapolis Star Tribune and other newspapers. Mike Hawkins, Iowa DNR Fisheries Biologist, has provided the attached follow up article on the subject.

New York Times: Science Takes On a Silent Invader

In an effort to keep our members informed on the Zebra Mussel issue in the Iowa Great Lakes, we share this article published recently in the New York Times. Since they arrived in the Great Lakes in the 1980s, two species of mussels the size of pistachios have spread to hundreds of lakes and rivers in 34 states and have done vast economic and ecological damage.