Invasive mussels

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  • PlayCleanGo.org
    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has launched PlayCleanGo, an education and outreach campaign for outdoor recreationalists. The objective is to slow or stop the spread of terrestrial invasive species (those that occur on land) through changes in public behavior.
  • 100th Meridian
    A cooperative effort between state, provincial, and federal agencies to prevent the westward spread of zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species in North America.
  • Protect Your Waters
    A site for recreational users who want to help stop aquatic nuisance species.


  • ANS Task Force
    The coordinating body in developing and implementing the national program for prevention, research, monitoring and control of infestations of nonindigenous aquatic species.
  • National Park Service information on Glen Canyon
    Learn what you can do to keep Glen Canyon NRA free of this aquatic nuisance species.
  • National Agriculture Library
    The Department of Agriculture's section on invasive species. It is a loosely organized section of news articles and some documents.
  • Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) information resource
    The US Geological Survey's site on zebra and quagga mussels. This site contains information on many other nonindigenous aquatic species.
  • Zebra Mussel Resarch Program
    Developed by the US Army Corps of Engineers. This is an excellent resource for research on identification, life history and biology, distribution, slowing the spread, impacts and risk assessment, monitoring, management and control and bioaccumulation.
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