Zebra mussels now reported at Big Stone Lake

PIERRE, S.D.(KWAT) –The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department reports that Big Stone Lake on the Minnesota-South Dakota border is the latest body of water infested with zebra mussels.

The Zebra Mussel Rapid Response Team will place high-profile signs on access areas, actively engage boaters using the infested water, and reiterate information on decontamination requirements.

GF&P Communications Manager Nick Harrington says effective education and outreach is key for slowing the spread of aquatic invasive species.