Invasive quagga mussels stopped at border by alert CBSA officer

Osoyoos Times – March 27, 2014

A potential infestation of the Okanagan lakes with quagga mussels was averted recently thanks to an alert customs officer at the Osoyoos border crossing.

The officer found mussels encrusted on a large pleasure-craft boat crossing into Canada the evening of March 12 and alerted the provincial Conservation Officer Service.

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