Massachusetts works for halt spread of zebra mussels

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation is upping the ante against the spread of zebra mussels by putting $71,000 behind the effort.

The primary goal is to stop the spread of the invasive species from lake to lake.

The efforts will ramp up in Berkshire County and will pay for eight full-time boat ramp monitors, who will be stationed at seven lakes during prime boating season. The state will also install a boat wash facility at Laural Lake, according to an article in the .

To read the full article, go to: Mass. tries to squelch spread of invasive mussels

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