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