By Scott Bryan, CAP Senior Biologist

Quagga mussels were initially found in the Colorado River in 2008 and soon thereafter, they had invaded the CAP. The immediate reaction was one of anxiety and uncertainty.


When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Colorado River Basin Project Act into law in 1968, he declared the act would “make the waters of the West a little sweeter and the grass of the West a good deal greener.”

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