When non-native species cause ecological or economic damage, they are termed "invasive species." Minnesota's natural resources are threatened by such a species as zebra mussels, flowering rush, Eurasian milfoil and Asian carps. Learn about some of the local threats, what folks are doing to slow the spread, as well as what you can do. There will be a wide variety of speciments and brochures for participants, as well as several gift packages given as door prizes.
Adam Hjelm is the Education Coordinator for Sauk River Watershed District. Adam aims to inform the members of communities like our 'Alexandria Lakes Area about the impacts of human activity on water quality and ways to improve our land use practices. Through his workshops with Alexandria Community Education, Adam offers resource, informational materials and professional advice to implement management plans on waterways.