8 permanent mussel inspection stations being set up in B.C.

March 30, 2016 – Global News, West Kelowna

Eight permanent mussel inspection stations will soon be up and running in B.C.

The stations will be set up in Penticton, Cranbrook, the Lower Mainland, Invermere, Golden, Valemount, Nelson and Dawson Creek and open April 1. The stations with operate ten hours a day, seven days a week April through October.

“B.C. is leading the fight against invasive species,” said premier Christy Clark. “To date, no zebra or quagga mussels have ever been detected in B.C.’s waterways and we’re going to keep it that way.”

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