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Published July 12, 2012, 07:27 PM

Herbicide is sprayed to prevent the spread of flowering rush

Detroit Lakes, MN (WDAY TV) -- There is optimism in the battle against flowering rush on Big and Little Detroit.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Detroit Lakes, MN (WDAY TV) -- There is optimism in the battle against flowering rush on Big and Little Detroit.

Researchers along with Minnesota DNR and Pelican River Watershed officials today toured experimental sites that have been treated with an herbicide----in an effort to control the spread of the plant.

The tour revealed some promising news in the test plots of the June chemical treatment. While it does not mean eradication, it does mean hopes of control.

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