DNR Tests New Product to Control Spread of Zebra Mussels
The DNR is testing a new product to try to control the spread of zebra mussels.
They're injecting a product called Zequanox into the water at Lake Carlos State Park just north of Alexandria.
The mussel sucks in the Zequanox, which contains a natural bacteria that kills the mussel. It doesn't harm fish or other plants in the lake.
This is the first time Zequanox will be used in an open body of water.
The DNR will see how it works before deciding if it'll be used in other lakes.