Kristin TePas, Aquatic Nuisance Species Assistant Coordinator with the Illinois Natural History Survey's Lake Michigan Biological Station, is quoted in four articles describing the zebra mussel's appearance in Bartlet, IL at the Deep Quarry Lake. The appearance of the mussels in the lake is concerning to scientists as they are an invasive species, and have not previously been documented there. The articles can be accessed via NewsBank:
- Zebra mussels appear in DuPage County lake. Sun, The: Wheaton (IL) - Friday, May 8, 2009.
- Musclin' in The Russians are here: Zebra mussels invade DuPage lake. Beacon News, The (Aurora, IL) - Thursday, May 7, 2009.
- Zebra mussels muscle way into Bartlett. Courier News (Elgin, IL) - Wednesday, May 6, 2009.
- Zebra mussels muscle into DuPage County. Naperville Sun, The (IL) - Wednesday, May 6, 2009.