St. Paul The Minnesota DNR has confirmed the discovery of Eurasian watermilfoil in four additional lakes in 2003. The latest discoveries were made in Lake Alexander in Morrison County, Coon Lake in Anoka County, and Howard Lake and Mink Lake (connected t
Despite the annual spread to more lakes, DNR officials encourage
boaters not to become apathetic about precautions they should take,
as there are thousands of waters in the state without Eurasian
Eurasian watermilfoil now infests 145 Minnesota lakes, wetlands,
and rivers. The first Minnesota discovery was made in Lake
Minnetonka in 1987.