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Cold killing invasive snails in Olympia

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OLYMPIA — Below-freezing temperatures this week are welcome by officials fighting an invasion of New Zealand mudsnails in Capitol Lake in Olympia.

The invasive species coordinator for the state Fish and Wildlife Department, Allen Pleus, says he’d be really pleased if even half the snails freeze to death. The water was lowered Tuesday to expose more of the shore where the snails live.

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