Fighting those frustrating beach weeds
Yes, some of the swimming areas along the Detroit Lakes City beach are weedy, but there's a method to the madness of the Pelican River Watershed District, which is responsible for weed control.
The district has hatched a long-term strategy to combat the main culprit -- flowering rush, a perennial aquatic plant that is on the DNR's prohibited exotic species list.
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