Zebra Mussels

Protecting the Iowa Great Lakes from Aquatic Invasive Species

By admin | June 29, 2011

June 3, 2011 Our lakes continue to be free of Aquatic Invasive Species and it is up to each of us to keep it that way.  Eurasian watermilfoil creates a thick mat of weeds that chokes a lake making boating, fishing, and swimming difficult. Zebra mussels multiple very rapidly to quickly cover docks, hoists, and … Read more

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A Threat Hard to Imagine

By admin | June 24, 2010

By Phil Petersen It is hard to imagine a biological threat to the Iowa Great Lakes so damaging that modern science couldn’t fix.  That is the situation we face with Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS).  These invaders can sneak in silently and immediately begin to take over.  They have no native enemies and can grow very rapidly.  … Read more

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