New Experiment to Control Zebra Mussels!

Aggressive zebra mussels continue to make a home for themselves in Lake Winnipeg, but this year, Manitoba officials have devised a bold plan to help stop their invasion. 

As the ice recedes on Lake Winnipeg, scientists want to experiment with lowering a silk curtain onto the lake floor, in an effort to seal off four harbours infected with the mussels. A high concentration of liquid potash, which clogs the mussels gills, will then be pumped into the water.  Read more....


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