Our primary resource in this region is our lakes. Their quality dramatically affects: our ability to use the lakes, tourism, land values, and the local economy. Nasty alien animals and plants are already in many lakes, and one invader (Eurasian Water Milfoil) is in Roosevelt. Like it or not we are engaged in a never-ending battle with them. Check out the resources on this page to learn more about these invaders and what part you can play in this battle.
An explanation of why it's necessary for Minnesotans to take the invasive species threat seriously.
A video detailing the difficult battle against zebra and quagga mussels.
Aquatic Invasive Species --Above and Below the Waterline
Simple steps to help fight the spread of invasive species!