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Zebra Mussels, and how to control their spread, was among the topics discussed by Otter Tail County residents during a recent invasive species informational meeting. Tom Hintgen/FOCUS

As the weather warms, AIS remains a hot topic


Aquatic invasive species may be here to stay, but hopefully they can be controlled in lakes and rivers throughout Otter Tail County.

That was the theme of a gathering at the Dalton Community Center April 22, where Nathan Olson of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources provided up-to-date information on aquatic invasive species in Otter Tail County and beyond.

“The key is training, enforcement and education,” said Olson.

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