The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) brings together 14 different cities, two counties, and many state and local agencies to protect, preserve and enhance Lake Minnetonka’s environment, economy and vitality. We are one, uniform, coordinating body that cares for and regulates one of Minnesota’s most important resources in a way that is consistent across all jurisdictions, representing all stakeholders. Lake Minnetonka is a unique asset requiring unique governance. Learn more about the LMCD’s mission and strategic plan HERE and highlights of the organization’s history HERE.
On Friday, December 6, Hennepin County Water Patrol Officers reported ice cracking under their feet during ice rescue training. Stay off the ice during Ice Tweener Time–the days-to-weeks transition period between open water and solid freeze. While cold … Read More
Dear Friend of Lake Minnetonka,
For more than 50 years, the Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) has been taking actions to preserve Lake Minnetonka and enhance the experience of those that enjoy the lake. With … Read More
In October, the LMCD passed a stricter ordinance regarding marine toilets on Lake Minnetonka in response to the July 4th illness outbreak. While the discharge of sewage was already prohibited by LMCD and state and federal regulations, this new ordinance makes it clearer … Read More
Drafts for both the Aquatic Vegetation Harvesting Program Evaluation Report and Starry Stonewort Protection and Emergency Action Plan were made available at the October 9, 2019 Board Meeting. The LMCD is seeking public feedback on these documents in … Read More