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The SSRWSI is a community driven, non-profit organization working within the watershed to implement stewardship initiatives and activities that will protect the beauty, diversity and integrity of the watershed.

 

Monitoring Saskatchewan Lakes for Invasive Mussels 2021

Each summer, Watershed Stewardship Groups around Saskatchewan monitor numerous lakes for invasive Zebra and Quagga mussels. We collect water samples with fine-mesh tow nets. The water is filtered, preserved, and sent to a lab to test for any presence of veligers (baby mussels). This year, we utilized eDNA analysis at a few lakes for the