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By Andi Bourne

No Mussels Detected – Prevention Discussions to Start Locally


HELENA - Test results from 182 water bodies in Montana have turned up no new detections of invasive mussels, according to the Montana Mussel Response Team with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP).  

Salmon Lake, Seeley Lake, Lake Alva, Lake Inez, Placid Lake and Big Sky Lake were among those local lakes tested. Clearwater Resource Council (CRC) is organizing a strategy planning meeting in early January to take a proactive approach to prevention for local waters.

“This is very good news. No mussel larvae, or veligers, were found in any of the remaining samples,” said Mussel Response i...

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