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By Tim Leeds 

No invasive mussels found in Tiber despite complaints about inspections

 

September 26, 2018



Despite what an official called “gaps” in the effort to prevent the spread of invasive mussels at Tiber Reservoir, for the second straight year, none have been found in the body of water.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced that divers searched for invasive mussels in the reservoir south of Chester, also known as Lake Elwell, but found none of the animals.

The first detection of the invasive mussels in Montana was in 2016, when larvae were found in Tiber and a suspected detection, never confirmed, was made in Canyon Ferry Reservoir.

The Missoulian reported Tuesday that Liz Lo...



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