Lake Tahoe, CA/NV—Boat inspectors at the Spooner Lake inspection station prevented a boat with 37 quagga mussels from entering Lake Tahoe last Sunday (August 7th). The boat had arrived from Lake Mead, a water body known to be infected with aquatic invasive species (AIS). This incident was the first evidence of quagga on a boat attempting to enter Lake Tahoe this year, according to officials at the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.

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