Hello Zebra Mussels, Goodbye Texas Lakes
Zebra mussels are a small, destructive invasive species that can spread across Texas by hitching a ride on boats and trailers. Zebra mussels can cause tremendous environmental and economic damage - hurting aquatic life, damaging your boat, hindering water recreation and even threatening your water supply. In the state's ongoing effort to combat the spread of invasive zebra mussels, new rules effective July 1, 2014 require that all boats operating on public fresh water anywhere in Texas be drained after use.
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News from the TexasInvasives.org partnership
which manages non-native invasive plants and
pests in Texas. The partnership includes state
and federal agencies, conservation organizations,
green industry, academia and other private
and public stakeholders who share in the common
goal of protecting Texas from the threat of