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Officials, local groups work to re-establish wild rice in St. Louis River estuary


August 13, 2019

ALEX KORMANN – Star Tribune

St. Louis River Alliance Executive Director Kris Eilers reached down to test some growing stalks in a patch of wild rice.

Kaitie Marsaa paddled her kayak up to a small stand of wild rice plants protruding from the shallow backwaters of the St. Louis River estuary and saw the damage:

Several stems of the tall, slim grass came to a blunt, squared end - the casualty, she figured, of a Canada goose.


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