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Responding to Boat Fires

Boat on FirePublic safety officials demonstrate how they respond to boat fires on Lake Minnetonka. View a training video and learn how to prevent boat fires, how to respond, and when to Read More

Posted on: September 29th, 2017

Simple Actions Save Lives While Boating

Watch this short video to learn a few actions you can take to promote safety of family, friends, and yourself while boating. The video is courtesy of our boater safety instructors and LMCC.

Posted on: August 7th, 2017

LMCD Joins with Others in Search of Starry Stonewort

On August 5, 2017, the Lake Minnetonka Conservation District, Lake Minnetonka Association, and others around the state will partner with the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center and community Read More

Posted on: August 1st, 2017

Ordinance to Keep Underage From Under the Influence

An ordinance amendment goes into effect on July 14, 2017 to deter underage drinking of alcoholic beverages on Lake Minnetonka and to provide consequences to those persons who encourage underage drinking. This is one of the priorities of the Read More

Posted on: July 13th, 2017

New Lake Minnetonka Brochures Available

The 2017 Lake Minnetonka Summer Rules brochure is available to view online. Hard copies are also available at the LMCD, Water Patrol, and various locations around the Lake.  Learn about the most common public safety concerns, as well as requirements Read More

Posted on: June 25th, 2017

Harvesting Concluded for 2017 Season

Harvester MachineThe LMCD concluded the harvesting season for 2017 for the public navigation areas for the Lake Minnetonka. Statistics are being compiled for a report that will be available at the end Read More

Posted on: June 25th, 2017

Harvesting Program Underway

Harvester MachineThe Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) started harvesting Eurasian Watermilfoil (EWM) and Curly-leaf pondweed on June 15, 2017.  Harvesting typically occurs mid-June through mid-August. Harvesting does not occur during the week Read More

Posted on: June 15th, 2017

Seasonal Harvesting Program Employee – Open Positions

The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) is accepting applications for full time, seasonal positions to operate EWM harvesting equipment and to perform other activities in conjunction with the 2017 EWM Harvesting Program on Lake Minnetonka. The program starts in Read More

Posted on: April 17th, 2017

Boater Safety Education Session (Monday, June 19, 2017) – Full (Wait List Started)

Thank you for your interest in the June 19th Boater Safety Education Session. The session is currently full – please complete the registration form offered within to be placed on a wait list for possible cancellations.  Staff Read More

Posted on: April 7th, 2017

Watercraft for Hire Training Session, Tuesday April 4th- 2pm

A mandatory training session has been scheduled for all Watercraft for Hire licensees applying for an alcoholic beverage license. Training will be given in state laws and local ordinances relating to the sale of alcohol and to the operation Read More

Posted on: March 29th, 2017

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