It's the first day of summer hours at Lake Pueblo State Park.
This means, that launch hours will be from 5 a.m. - 11 p.m.
You can boat 24 hours a day, but you must have your vessel inspected before takes to the water. Officials are on the... more »
Inspections have turned up no zebra and quagga mussels on Colorado boats this year.
But state parks officials say there have been eight cases of the invasive critters found on boats coming from other states. More than 200,000 boats have been checked this year.
Boats with standing water... more »
Colorado has been awarded a $124,000 grant from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to battle invasive mussels. The Colorado Division of Wildlife will use the money to publish a manual outlining procedures to stop the spread of mussels from a waterway that's already contaminated. The manual will be available... more »
California scientists hope studying 180 black mussels pried from algae-covered rocks in San Francisco Bay will provide clues into how many drugs and chemicals are polluting waters across the nation. Mussels filter water and store contaminants in their tissue, providing a record of pollution in the environment. The creatures are... more »