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Asian clam control project to start Oct. 15

A team of partners from the Lake Tahoe Aquatic Invasive Species Program is scheduled to begin implementation of the largest Asian clam control project in the history of Lake Tahoe on Oct. 15, with plans to treat an area of up to five acres at the mouth of Emerald Bay.

The goal of the Emerald Bay Asian clam control project is to treat a relatively small, isolated population of Asian clams before they spread to an unmanageable level. Currently, the clams live on a shallow, gravel sill approximately 15 feet below the surface that partially separates Emerald Bay from Lake …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 5, 2012 11:19AM Published Oct 5, 2012 11:15AM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.