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FWS takes comment on aerial applied herbicide report for Glacial Ridge, Detroit Lakes lands

The EA outlines potential alternatives for the use or discontinued use of aerially applied herbicides on Complex lands.

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Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge sign.
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ERSKINE, Minn. – The draft version of an Environmental Assessment report on the use or discontinued use of aerially applied herbicides on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lands in the Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District and the Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge complex is available for public review through Friday, Aug. 30.

The 40-page document, “Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge Complex Continued Aerial Herbicide Application Environmental Assessment,” is available in the office at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge and on the Glacial Ridge NWR website at www.fws.gov/refuge/glacial-ridge .

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The EA outlines potential alternatives for the use or discontinued use of aerially applied herbicides on Complex lands. Comments can be provided by postal mail to office personnel at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge, 17788 349th St. SE, Erskine, MN 56535; by phone at (218) 687-2229; or by email at rydell@fws.gov.

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