Tag Archives: Quagga Mussels

Microbe to control invasive mussels in open water approved by U.S. EPA

By Howard Meyerson GRAND RAPIDS MI, – ¬†Federal scientists working to protect Great Lakes waters and fisheries are enthused about a new commercial product called Zequanox, which kills zebra mussels and quagga mussels without harming other species. But additional research … Continue reading

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Avian botulism kills off hundreds of loons and other birds

Nearly 300 loons and other birds have been reported dead along the shores of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The Detroit Free Press today reported that southwest and northwest winds in recent weeks caused the birds to wash ashore. Botulism … Continue reading

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