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Hawk Creek seeking volunteers to monitor water quality

OLIVIA -- The Hawk Creek Watershed Project is looking for volunteers to help monitor water quality in the Willmar area.

Volunteers are needed to take Secchi disk readings on lakes or transparency tube readings on streams in the Willmar area. They include: East Twin, West Twin, East Solomon, West Solomon, Henderson, King, and St. John's lakes; and streams that flow southwest to Hawk Creek.

Volunteers willing to conduct Secchi disk readings on other Willmar area lakes are appreciated as well.

Training will be provided from 5 pm to 8 p.m. on June 8 at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Office building, 2200 23rd St. NE. Registration begins at 4:30 pm. There will be presentations by Minnesota Waters, Hawk Creek Watershed Project and MN DNR (Aquatic Invasive Species) at the training.

Hawk Creek Watershed Project encourages anyone interested in this program to please call for more information, or to sign up for the training.

Please RSVP by Friday by calling Stephanie Klamm with the Hawk Creek Watershed Project at 320-523-3673, or by sending an email to hawkcreeksteph