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- July 2, 2018
Young Zebra Mussels Detected at Cunningham Lake
Microscopic young zebra mussels, known as veligers, recently were detected by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in a water sample collected at Glenn Cunningham Lake in late May. No adult zebra mussels were found in the lake.
- March 4, 2018
Clamping Down | L & C Park to Boost Zebra Mussel Efforts
Zebra mussels are now a fact of life for the Lewis and Clark Recreation Area, and conservation officers are ramping up their containment efforts for the upcoming season.
- February 24, 2017
Feb. 27 - March 3 is National Invasive Species Awareness Week
Invasive species cause over $100 billion in economic losses annually in the United States.
- January 25, 2017
New and modified South Dakota AIS Regulations
The GFP Commission recently proposed new AIS rules and modifications to the existing rules in an effort to target the most likely ways that these species are moved from lake to lake. Two current AIS rules have also been modified to ensure that anglers and boaters have the opportunity to easily comply with the regulations.
Media Contact: Emily Kiel at Emily.Kiel@state.sd.us
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