Isanti Soil & Water Conservation District

Zebra Mussels are an invasive aquatic mussel. It has been found in Isanti County.

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Zebra mussels growing on a native mussel.

Zebra Mussels are very damaging to a lake's ecosystem and recreation. Unfortunately, once they are in a lake, zebra mussels are impossible to eradicate, making prevention the best method. You can help by learning how to identify these creatures and remembering to clean, drain, and dry your watercraft. Watch our video to learn how to identify Zebra Mussels. 

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