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Dan Swanson of the Brainerd DNR office, right, shows volunteers the correct way to remove the flowering rush -- by digging your hand deep under the plant and removing all the roots. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

'Crush the Rush' continues Thursday at 3:30 p.m. on the city beach in Detroit Lakes

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Volunteers are needed today to pull flowering rush on the Detroit Lakes city beach.

Everyone is invited out today and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. to help hand-harvest the invasive plant taking over the city beach on Detroit Lake. Anyone interested is asked to meet at the Pavilion area by the sailboat sculpture and then help pull rush from the Pavilion to the Legion beachfront area.


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