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By Joann Wallenburn
Clearwater Resource Council 

Invasive Mussel Update


Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

The number of watercraft inspection stations across Montana will be doubled this summer. The details on how this will look locally are still being worked out. To get involved, contact Wallenburn.

Since the November announcement of invasive mussels found in Tiber Reservoir, the state's response team has been working hard to assess the situation and develop plans for the upcoming recreation season. The information coming from the Mussel Response Incident Team has been changing daily.

Finally, the changes have slowed down enough that a picture is starting to come into focus. I can tell you that boating and water recreation in Montana will be very different this year.

Here's what I know at this moment (Feb. 10, 9 a.m.).

Tiber Reservoir: Multiple samples from multiple sites around the r...

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