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AIS training session set June 25 in Detroit Lakes

The Becker County Environmental Services Office announces a local training session for those interested in informing the public about aquatic invasive species and how to slow their spread.

On Tuesday, June 25, DNR Watercraft Inspection Program staff will provide an AIS Volunteer Training Session at the Becker County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to noon.

The training is free, but pre-register with Sandy Gunderson at Becker County Environmental Services at 218-846-7310 or email her at

Townships and lake associations are hiring DNR-trained inspectors for AIS educators at their lake accesses this summer. The starting hourly wage is $12.