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Zebra mussels, an invasive species, are notorious for killing native mussels like the ones pictured.

A breakthrough against zebra mussels?

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Is there a solution to the zebra mussel problem?

A research project is under way right now in Lake Carlos that could lead to a breakthrough.


The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is leading a study using a natural product called Zequanox in an effort to discover an effective and environmentally safe means to control zebra mussels and protect aquatic ecosystems.

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