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Zebra mussels, an aquatic invasive species (AIS), were recently discovered in Lake Riley. On December 12th, join staff from the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and other local agencies to learn more. We’ll answer your questions and discuss: the zebra mussel infestation on Lake Riley, our next steps and management decisions for Lake Riley, implications for other local lakes, what you can do to help.
Date posted: 11/14/2018
Become a volunteer advisor and help protect clean water in your community. The board of managers is seeking applications to its 2019 Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). As representatives of citizen interests, committee members support the watershed's board of managers in their mission to protect, manage, and restore water resources. They provide recommendations to aid in decision making, communicate concerns from the public, and help educate the community on best practices for protecting clean water.
Date posted: 11/8/2018
Last week, a lake service provider notified the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) that they had found zebra mussels on several docks on Lake Riley. This is the first documented infestation within the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District. Please help us prevent the spread by using best practices: clean, drain, dry.
Date posted: 10/29/2018

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