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Aquatic Invasive Species

After numerous scares this year, water samples from several Wyoming locations show the invasive zebra mussel has yet to establish itself in the state’s waters. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has confirmed several wastewater tests from several Wyoming cities have shown the same results: no zebra mussels in Wyoming. Wastewater collected from Laramie, Casper,…

A routine boat inspection at Grant Village discovered quagga mussels before they had a chance to devastate the pristine waters of Yellowstone National Park. Park officials confirm that quagga mussels were found during a routine boat inspection at Grant Village on Thursday, June 17. Thankfully, a park aquatic invasive species (A.I.S.) inspector prevented the contaminated…

If you’ve ever wanted to flex your muscles at identifying invasive critters, Wyoming Game and Fish has a free training session right up your alley. The Cody region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is offering training for members of the public to become certified Wyoming aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspectors. The training will…

Yellowstone is encouraging more visitors – just don’t bring any invaders. Saturday, May 23rd, marked the beginning of boating and fishing season in the park. But this comes with the ever-urgent need for boaters to clean, drain, and dry their boats and equipment before entering the park. Before you launch your boat in the pristine…


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