Minnesota Pilot Project – Lake Minnewashta

Agency: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Location: Minnesota

Treatment Type: Toxicant

Treatment Method Used: Copper

In 2016, Lake Minnewashta was treated with EarthTec QZ® (copper product). In 2017, Lake Minnewashta was treated again with EarthTec QZ® (copper product) during a rapid response effort to control a small number of zebra mussels found at a public access point. Post-treatment monitoring will continue in 2018.


Partner Agencies: 

University of Minnesota, Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
Carver County
Lake Minnewashta Preservation Association


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