DNR: Zebra Mussel Treatment Appears Successful At Christmas LakeThe Department of Natural Resources says divers found no evidence of the aquatic invasive species zebra mussels in Christmas Lake in Shorewood.
Christmas Lake Zebra Mussel Treatment Appears SuccessfulOfficials say initial results indicate a three-step treatment has been effective in ridding Christmas Lake in Shorewood of invasive zebra mussels. The Department of Natural Resources says divers last week found no evidence of zebra mussels where they were discovered last August in the boat launch area of the popular west metropolitan area lake.
Chemical Treatment Targets Christmas Lake Zebra MusselsIt's been the most tested, controlled and, at times, controversial undertaking aimed at keeping an aquatic threat out of a Minnesota lake. The fear of a zebra mussel invasion in Shorewood's Christmas Lake has been a priority of area residents for the past several years.
Potash Injection Delayed At Christmas LakeThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says its contractor has delayed work to kill zebra mussels in a small Minneapolis-area lake. The agency and its contractor will inject potash under the ice of Christmas Lake on Friday instead of Tuesday.
DNR To Pump Potash Into Lake To Kill Zebra MusselsThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources hopes to deliver the killing blow to zebra mussels discovered in a small Minneapolis-area lake.
Treatment Kills Zebra Mussels In Christmas LakeOfficials said Thursday they're encouraged with initial results from an effort to kill zebra mussels infesting Christmas Lake west of Minneapolis. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District used the bacteria-based pesticide Zequanox to treat the area around the public boat access on the suburban lake earlier this month. The district said Thursday that it appears to have killed all the zebra mussels in the 50-foot by 60-foot treatment area.
Shorewood's Christmas Lake To Treat For Zebra MusselsDisappointing news on Christmas Lake in Shorewood, Minn. won't stop efforts to stop the spread of zebra mussels. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed the presence of the destructive mussels on Monday. The invasive aquatic species was discovered at the public boat launch.
Christmas Lake Boathouse Catches FireA boathouse on Christmas Lake caught fire just before 8 a.m. Friday morning. The boat was discovered ablaze on the 5900 block of Ridge Road in Shoreview, and it was actually on land when it went up in flames.
Inspections Now Required For Boaters At Christmas Lake Christmas Lake Boaters could be hit with a big fine if they don't comply with a new rule.
Warm Spring Fosters Milfoil Growth In Minn. LakesCrops are off to a good start this year, but so is different kind of plant in Minnesota lakes.
Christmas Lake Boaters Could Face A Hefty Fine Refusing to get your boat inspected before launching on Christmas Lake could soon cost you. Last April, homeowners around Christmas Lake and the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District chipped in $48,000 for a full-time boat inspector.