By Alex Hargrave
Wyoming News Exchange 

Game and Fish taking measures against zebra mussels

 

September 29, 2022



BUFFALO — Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are increasingly concerned about the discovery of adult zebra mussels in Pactola Reservoir, a body of water just 20 air miles away from the state line in South Dakota’s Black Hills.

To mitigate the risk of contamination in Wyoming’s waters, the department will decontaminate all watercraft that have been used in South Dakota within 30 days of crossing the border. 

During the decontamination process, according to the department, the inspector sprays the interior and flushes the interior compartments with scalding water to kill aquat...



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