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Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Heightened at Harlan County Lake

LINCOLN – A recent incident at Harlan County Lake highlights the need for increased awareness and prevention of aquatic invasive species in Nebraska. A University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) technician doing field work at the lake on June 29 encountered a boat with attached zebra mussels. Before it was allowed to launch, the boat was detained, inspected, decontaminated and dried. It was determined that the mussels were dead and sufficient drying time had occurred to prevent introductions of mussels from this …

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