Zebra mussels spotted in Lady Bird Lake; Lake Austin now ‘infested’

  • March 30, 2018
  • News

Lady Bird Lake was upgraded to “suspect” status because mussels or their larvae have been found at least once after the Lower Colorado River Authority found several larvae in a plankton sample, according to a statement from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Lake Austin is considered infested once wildlife officials confirmed an established, reproducing population of zebra mussels. Texas Parks and LCRA staff found adult zebra mussels and larvae in multiple locations, including Tom Miller Dam and the Pennybacker Bridge, wildlife officials said… Read more from Statesman.com