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Lahontan Reservoir launches wash stations

Aquatic invasive species are on notice. The Bureau of Reclamation, Nevada Department of Wildlife and other entities are making a pre-emptive strike on quagga mussels at Lahontan, Rye Patch and Wildhorse reservoirs. Boaters this season will be required to enter one of two decontamination stations for the Lahontan Reservoir at the Silver Springs entrance and the the boat ramp near U.S. Highway 50, according to Andrea Minor, BOR spokesperson. Minor said the decision came from the Northern Nevada quagga mussel task force, a group of federal and state agencies targeting the spreading of the species. “They’re starting to implement the …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 14, 2013 07:16PM Published Mar 19, 2013 02:14PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.