VT Edition: Zebra Mussels

VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with lake scientest Mary Watzin, director of the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory at UVM, about the life cycle and impact of zebra mussels on the lake environment.

Zebra Mussels Could Be Factor In Bridge Corrosion

Scientists say thick mats of zebra mussels in Lake Champlain can increase corrosion of things in the water near them. They say it’s possible that the tiny invasive species might have played a role in the structural damage of the Champlain Bridge.