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DNR urges boaters to 'Pull the Plug' on the spread of aquatic invasive species

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With 2011 open water fishing season upon us, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging boaters and anglers to take action to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species that harm water recreation, such as boating and fishing.

"Our lakes and rivers are too important to take for granted," said Tom Landwehr, DNR commissioner. "Boaters and anglers need to be accountable and personally responsible to prevent the further spread of aquatic invasives."

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