It’s hard to believe summer is coming to a close. Every year, time at the cabins goes by more quickly and each moment is more precious than the last. We know, that as a continued member of Conservation Minnesota, you care about our seasons, waters, and way of life here in Minnesota and that is why we wanted to provide you with a quick and easy way to help ensure the health of our waters.
Checking lakes for invasive species like Zebra Mussels can sometimes feel difficult — do you have the right equipment? Do you know what to look for? Where do you start? Thankfully, it doesn’t need to be the difficult process some think.
If you have a dock, boat lift, or other items in the water you remove, you can really help check for zebra mussels – it’s quick and easy.
As you are removing your dock, lifts, and other items for the close of the season, please look them over carefully. Check for unusual items – especially ones that look like this (zebra mussels). If you find anything, even if you aren’t sure what it is, take a picture and send a description along with your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will then get in touch with the DNR for you and help to identify if the unusual item is a zebra mussel or something else.