MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed zebra mussels have been found in three lakes in Dakota and Ramsey Counties.
Bald Eagle Lake, Lake Johanna and Lake Isabelle are the lakes affected.READ MORE: Aromatherapy Spray From India Blamed For Illness That Sickened Minnesotan
The mussels were found on settlement samplers, which are solid surfaces placed in the water that are able to be checked regularly for attached invasive species like zebra mussels.READ MORE: Ex-Teacher Gets 12 Years For Secretly Videotaping Undressed Students On Field Trips
The DNR will conduct follow-up surveys of all three lakes to determine the severity and to assess treatment options.MORE NEWS: Gov. Walz: State To Begin Administering Moderna, Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Booster Shots
People should contact the DNR if they think they’ve found any invasive species.