WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Local

DNR Testing Solution To Thwart Zebra Mussels

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Excellent Educator: Valley View's Heather Young
  2. Finding Minnesota: The Feline Fun House
  3. A Pill To Treat Concussions Is On The Way
  4. 4 Things To Know For Sept. 19, 2014
  5. Professional Bull Rider, Minnesotan Chats About Velocity Tour

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (WCCO) — The DNR may have a new weapon against an invasive species that’s threatening Minnesota lakes.

Zebra mussels suck up Zequanox, as they think the solution is food.

But in actuality, Zequanox is dead bacteria cells that kill the mussels.

So far it has worked to keep pipes mussel-free. That’s why the DNR wants to know if it could work in a lake.

Beginning Friday, the DNR will test Carlos State Park in Alexandria, Minn.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,860 other followers