Day: April 17, 2019

***IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR SOUTH LAKE LIDA PROPERTY OWNERS***

Please read the notice below about the upcoming water treatment project that will take place in South Lake Lida in late May / early June 2019 – it explains important details about your rights as a property owner ************************************************************************************* Notice is hereby given that the Lake Lida Property Owners Association (LLPOA) will be conducting an …

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New Infestation Response Plan (NIRP)

New Infestation Response Plan (NIRP) By Jeff Forester We invest in early detection of Aquatic Invasive Species. Over 220 lake association members have taken the Early Detectors training offered by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center. Hundreds of lake associations are using “settling plates” and other tools to find early infestations of zebra mussels. …

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New Solution Shows Promise for Removing Residual Water at the Boat Ramp

New Solution Shows Promise for Removing Residual Water at the Boat Ramp By Jeff Forester The Minnesota DNR program to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species is largely built on the assumption of personal responsibility to Clean, Drain and Dry boats and water related equipment every single time it is moved between waters. This …

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What You Can Do to Protect the Lake You Love

What You Can Do to Protect the Lake You Love Lake home and cabin owners have an unmatched passion for Minnesota’s lakes. Collectively they volunteer 1.2 million hours towards lake protection. But there is one action that many have not yet taken and it is critically important. Become an advocate for lakes by joining Minnesota …

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Testing Civic Governance as a New Approach to Policy Making

Testing Civic Governance as a New Approach to Policy Making By Jeff Forester Both problems and solutions to water issues are complex. Lakes and rivers are highly complex systems, and they have significant cultural and societal components. Science, funding and regulation alone cannot protect our aquatic ecosystems. No single federal or state agency can protect …

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