B.C. Conservation seizes thousand of moss balls due to hidden invasive species


A tiny invader that can have a massive impact on the natural world, the zebra mussel is among the most feared invasive species in British Columbia. You only need to travel three provinces to the east to see and hear about the tremendous impact the highly invasive species has had on lakes in Manitoba. “The problem is irreversible and in fact, it’s a catastrophe — it’s a disaster,” Dr. Eva Pip, a water quality and ecosystem expert with the University of Winnipeg, told Global News in 2015.

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