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Don't Spread Didymo

Please comply with the porous-soled wader ban, and wash your waders between visits to Missouri's trout waters.

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Zebra Mussel

Invasive Species Week has special significance in Missouri

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Missourians who care about conservation can help protect the natural world by participating in this national observance.

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Invasive zebra mussels found in lake at Schell-Osage Conservation Area

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Anglers asked to help stop spread.

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A silver carp goes airborne just as Jackson Landers nets another fish.

Jackson Landers’ Excellent Carp Adventure

Wherein the Virginian discovers he has a taste for Asian cuisine.

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Keep Memorial Day safe from invaders

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Moving boats, bait, or firewood can spread destructive pests to new areas.

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A silver carp goes airborne just as Jackson Landers nets another fish.

Landing a Silver Carp

Author Jackson Landers is bent over the bow of a boat, netting a silver carp just as another carp sails through the air behind him.

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MDC bans porous-soled waders to help protect trout waters from invasive algae

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Porous-soled waders are prime suspects in human transport of “didymo,” or “rock snot.”

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MDC to destroy zebra mussels found in Smithville Lake

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Treatment of cove is scheduled for Aug. 10.

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MDC to hold public forums on preventing invasive “rock snot”

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This invasive alga smothers aquatic life vital to the food chain that supports fish such as trout.

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Missourians asked to celebrate freedom from invasive species July 4

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Protect the state’s native species from invaders such as the zebra mussel, emerald ash borer and others.

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