It has been confirmed by a DNR Invasive Species Specialist that adult zebra mussels are now living in Star Lake. The colony appears to be about a year old. Unfortunately, there is currently no defense or action to prevent the spread of the species. The discovery was confirmed as of July 4th, 2020 for Star Lake.
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