Early detection of invasive mussels is paramount to preventing an infestation. Once mussels are established, it is impossible to get rid of them. Join our community effort to keep a watchful eye on Flathead Lake and watershed.
2019 Flathead Lake Mussel Walk
Flathead Lake State Park: West Shore Unit, Lakeside, May 1
Flathead Lake Biological Station, Yellow Bay, May 2
Salish Point, Polson, May 3
Flathead Lake State Park: Wayfarers Unit, Bigfork, May 17
Whitefish City Beach, May 24
The community mussel walk begins at 9:00 with educational activities and mussel detecting dog demo, followed by the mussel walk and beach clean-up, finishing by 11:00. Our community mussel walks are open to the public, and local middle school students will be attending.
Participate in the Online Mussel Walk Challenge