By JAYNE HANSON Today’s News-Herald Lake Havasu Marine Association’s next big push is for educating boaters about quagga mussels — and things are expected to get sticky. LHMA introduces its new sticker campaign that is based on educating front-liners in the boating industry in order to, ultimately, reach the boater. The campaign’s details kicks off at the group’s quarterly meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday at Shugrue’s Bridgeview Room. The meeting is open to the public. “We … Read More

  The Lake Havasu Marine Association (LHMA) has been aware of the mussel situation for over three years but we were frankly caught off guard a few months ago when reports of $500 tickets for “moving a mussel” and what was happening at bordering states started to emerge. After discussions from a very knowledgeable and valuable resource at Lake Mead, Level 2 Invasive Species Trainer Dee Davis, it became apparent there was an emerging threat … Read More

(reprinted from, December 17, 2012, by Bob Brown) Boaters in many states need to be prepared for war.  Not exactly the kind of war we see and hear about through the media, but a war nonetheless. It first came to the public’s attention in 1988 when Zebra mussels were discovered in the Great Lakes and their cousin, Quagga mussels, followed suit just a year later.  These rapid-multiplying mollusks were not indigenous to the Great … Read More