Invasive Species - Lake Missaukee

Lake Missaukee has already been impacted by invasive species and the risk of additional infestations is ever present.  Links below to web pages from Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council provide great information on Eurasian Milfoil and Zebra Mussels, as well as other invasive species in Michigan lakes.

Eurasian Milfoil

Discovered in the County Park boat launch lagoon in 2001 and in the main body of the lake in 2004.  See IMPROVEMENT BOARD page for additional background on treatment.

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Zebra Mussel

Present in Lake Missaukee for several years now.  Most noticeable attached to boat lifts and dock stands.

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Report Invasive Species

Use the link below to report observations of new invasive species in Lake Missaukee.
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Also available as app for Android and Apple devices

Report observations


Missaukee Presentation June 2019