ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (WCCO) — The DNR may have a new weapon against an invasive species that’s threatening Minnesota lakes.READ MORE: With Anti-Asian Hate On The Rise, School Program Focuses On Mental Health For AAPI Youth
Zebra mussels suck up Zequanox, as they think the solution is food.READ MORE: Next Weather: Warmer Tuesday, Rainy Wednesday
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.MORE NEWS: Man Found Stabbed To Death Inside Minneapolis Apartment
Beginning Friday, the DNR will test Carlos State Park in Alexandria, Minn.