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PIJAC Guidance on Aquarium Products Harboring Invasive Mussels

April 8, 2021

The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) has released their recommendations how to properly handle aquatic moss ball products and aquariums that may contain zebra mussels. Whether you’re a hobbyist or a retailer, PIJAC’s guidance will help you prevent the spread of this highly-invasive species.

Zebra mussels found in moss balls
Zebra mussels found in moss balls

Calling All Pet Stores to Unite on Don’t Let it Loose™

Invasive species discovery shines a light on the need for continued… READ MORE

Invasive Mussels Found in Aquarium Product

March 8, 2021

Last week invasive zebra mussels were in found in an aquarium product…

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March 2021 Don’t Let it Loose™ Newsletter

This month’s featured stories include a product alert, a Don’t Let it Loose™ partner spotlight, and information on how invasive species and the pet industry sometimes intersect. Most importantly, learn what you can do about invasives.

Local Pet Store Employee Lauded with National Conservation Award

In early March when local pet store employee Maggie Brown realized that an aquarium product might…

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June 2021 Don’t Let it Loose™ Newsletter

This month’s featured stories include an award winner, new partners, and useful resources for the many Don’t Let it Loose™ partners to better understand their roles in preventing the spread of invasive species.