Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District update with Steve Hughes

Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District update with Steve Hughes

November 24, 2020 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/24/20)

(Aitkin, MN) — Now that November is in the tail end and winter is in full swing, the Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District is starting to ramp back up activity in our latest update with Director Steve Hughes.

Hughes brought the reports and hard numbers from this past Summers Aquatic Invasive Species inspections in Aitkin County.

This past year also included more AIS being found in local lakes.

Hughes also talked about how the inspections this Summer were up compared to last year, most likely due to visitors coming to escape COVID-19.

Hughes also talked about COVID-19’s impact on the District concerning lakes inspections, education for boaters on AIS, and more with our full conversation here: