Spectaclecase mussels could be more than 100 years old.
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They’re the first-ever scientists to successfully deploy a CWD field test.
In recent decades, Mille Lacs’ water clarity has increased, most likely due to septic system improvements around the lake and the invasion of zebra mussels, which are filter feeders that strain out microscopic algae.
Minnesota’s winters reportedly are warming at a rate 13 times faster than its summers, and Minneapolis and Mankato are among the fastest-warming cities.
Research reportedly illustrates nearly 80 percent of rural landowners and residents support restoring elk to the area.
Students collected tissue samples from deer as hunters brought the animals into testing stations in parking lots, gas stations and forestry offices around the state. The DNR will use the information to track the disease’s prevalence in the state and determine quarantine areas to help contain the disease.
Bison injure one or two people in Yellowstone a year on average, usually when people approach the animals, according to a 2018 study. (recreation.gov)MINNEAPOLIS — University of Minnesota officials hope a herd of bison will help restore a threatened ecosystem in a nature reserve. More than 30 bulls immediately began to graze on grass when they were released into the…
Located in north-central Minnesota lake country, researchers say it’s a good spot because it’s a natural habitat for loons and would benefit from additional conservation work.
The disease reportedly won’t harm other fish because it specifically targets carp.