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Outdoors: Taking on Eurasian watermilfoil

Everything seemed to be going pretty smoothly on the Iowa Great Lakes last summer until a shocking discovery made in late August. It was then that the exotic invasive plant Eurasian watermilfoil was discovered on the lower Okoboji chain (all but West Lake Okoboji). It is an understatement to say it was a shock to residents and nonresidents alike.

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