Department of Natural Resources officials say a 55-year-old man moved a boat lift covered with the invasive species from one lake to another. He could face 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Zebra mussels pesticide shows promise in small test
The Department of Natural Resources says there's hope that a chemical might help stop the spread of the invasive aquatic species that is fast spreading in Minnesota lakes. The DNR treated Rose Lake in Otter Tail County last fall, and two divers who scoured the lake this week did not find any zebra mussels.