Aquatic invasive species continues to be a problem

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- Zebra Mussels and other aquatic invasive species continue to be a problem on South Dakota water bodies.  With cooler temperatures on the way the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is wrapping up A-I-S operations for the year.  Fisheries Program Administrator Jake Davis says communication is key in spreading the message of controlling A-I-S.

In fall, prevention efforts move to more than just watercraft.

Davis says watercraft inspections for A-I-S are up this year compared to last.

Davis says a rapid response communications plan is in place for went confirmations of A-I-S are made in a South Dakota water body.