Minnesota DNR Using Dogs To Sniff Out Zebra MusselsWhether you're launching or leaving the water, the search for zebra mussels is now part of the boating culture. At boat launch check points, DNR conservation officer Julie Siems doesn't rely on just the naked eye to scan boats. She has a more powerful tool.
DNR Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Zebra MusselsThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has a new, four-legged partner in fighting the spread of aquatic, invasive species. Highly-trained dogs can sniff out just about anything, from drugs to bombs. But these ones are detecting zebra mussels.
Minn. DNR Showcases Zebra Mussel-Sniffing DogsMinnesota's fishing opener is just a few days away and for the first time in this state, dogs will be used this weekend to sniff out zebra mussels.