THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND it's not just 'sea weed'
Your boat, trailer, jet ski, live wells and anything that goes into and comes back out of the waterway's just might be moving the next zebra mussels. And while I understand nobody would intentionally ... Posted on 5/27/10 at 6:15 AM
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar visited the Gulf Coast on Friday to assess the oil spill and recovery efforts. They’re part of a delegation touring the area in advance of next week’s hearings on the spill.
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, May 08, 2010
Officials are investigating the death of a Minnesota Marine found dead in his barracks in North Carolina during an afternoon inspection. The Marine Corps said in a news release Friday that Lance Cpl. Daniel W. Sweeney, 20, Coon Rapids, Minn., died Wednesday. The cause of death was still under investigation.
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, April 18, 2010
North Dakota welcomes most visitors, but not a certain striped shellfish.
The state is bracing for a Zebra mussel infestation now that the creatures have invaded the Red River Basin in northwestern Minnesota.
Lake Le Homme Dieu, where zebra mussels were discovered in late June, was added to the list of infested waters this past week. The DNR also added several lakes connected to it, including Alvin, Carlos, Darling, Geneva, Jessie and Victoria. Zebra mussels have not been found in them yet, but officials said they’re likely to become infested at some point.
Natural resources officials plan to enforce the state’s invasive species laws in central Minnesota this weekend after zebra mussels were discovered near Alexandria last month. The Department of Natural Resources says its officers will carry out more enforcement surveillance on the Alexandria chain of lakes in Douglas County starting today.
A local resident found a zebra mussel attached to a coffee can in the northeast corner of Lake L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria last week. Another one was found in a search with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials.
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