Mussel defence improves

March 30, 2016 – Castanet

They haven’t been found in the water, but they are no stranger to B.C.

Invasive mussels have been discovered in the province, but have fortunately been prevented from entering any waterway.

With boating season right around the corner and a successful pilot program under the government’s belt, Premier Christy Clark announced a $2 million boost to the invasive mussel defence program that will see eight permanent mussel inspection stations installed at major entry points along B.C.’s borders.

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