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Labor Day Weekend boaters can help protect waterways from invasive mussels

Invasive quagga & zebra mussels. Photo by California Department of Fish & Game
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I just received the following press release from the California Quagga/Zebra Mussel Interagency Team. We should ALL read this, especially boaters. It’s very important.

The California interagency task force working to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive mussels urges boaters to be especially diligent this holiday weekend. Anyone who visits a lake or reservoir must clean, drain and dry their boats, personal watercraft or any other equipment that comes in contact with the water, both before they arrive and as they are leaving a waterway.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009
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