CSK Tribes Hire New Invasives Director

A new director has been named to help with preventative measures against invasive mussel species in Flathead Lake, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have announced.

The Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation has announced the new hire of Erik Hanson as Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator, according to a press release from the tribes’ Natural Resources Department.

Hanson began the position June 29 and has 15 years of experience working with AIS issues. He most recently served as AIS consultant for the Flathead Basin Commission.  Click on the following sentence to access the full story.

According to an email from Hanson, “the primary focus” of preventative measures are Zebra and Quagga mussels.

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