15 Mar MKE Startup News: AnitMussel attacks invasive zebra mussels
Posted at 10:36h in BPC
The Great Lakes have always been a key asset to the growth and development of Milwaukee. Now, as the world struggles to find the freshwater needed to support growing populations and economies, the Great Lakes have become even more essential.
But, there is something lurking beneath the water’s surface that threatens this precious resource by negatively altering its natural ecosystem.
The mussels are an invasive species that were introduced to the Great Lake in the 1980s. They have invaded the Lakes, the St. Lawrence River, the Mississippi River watershed, and an ever-growing list of other freshwater lakes.
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