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Zebra Mussels

A higher number of boats harboring invasive aquatic animals and plants are being intercepted, so boaters must stay vigilant and responsible and get their boats inspected and disinfected. Close to four months into the 2022 boating season, Wyoming Game and Fish Department has stopped ten boats with mussels attached, one with a live brook stickleback…

Wyoming Game and Fish seeks Cody residents who want to become certified aquatic invasive species inspectors and protect the state’s pristine waterways. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is offering training to the public to become certified Wyoming aquatic invasive species inspectors. Training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 13…

After thousands of boat inspections, Wyoming remains free of aquatic invasive species after Summer 2021 – but not without a few close calls for Wyoming waters. As more states and waters turn up with aquatic invasive species (A.I.S.), the threat to Wyoming continues to swell. Curly pondweed, Asian carp, and zebra and quagga mussels have…

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…

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife officials believe Wyoming remains free of invasive zebra mussels three months after the mollusks turned up in aquarium products shipped into the state. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and state Department of Agriculture have been using DNA testing to monitor sewer systems for zebra mussels and the similarly invasive…


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