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.
March 1, 2021 is the deadline for removing ice fishing shelters from Lake Minnetonka or they could be confiscated and/or the owners prosecuted. Some exceptions exist for overnight occupancy and safe ice conditions. Please be sure to clean up around the shelter and dispose of items properly. … Read More
Hennepin County has begun reconstruction of Shoreline Drive Bridge over Tanager Lake, commonly referred to as Tanager Bridge. The bridge is being realigned to improve safety for people using the bridge and the channel below.
A 60-day bridge closure is tentatively scheduled to begin in early … Read More
On December 16, 2020, Governor Walz extended and modified Executive Order 20-99. Indoor social activity is limited to gatherings of a maximum of 10 people with no more than two households. Outdoor social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 15 people with no more than three … Read More
Before heading out on the Lake this winter, please review the following important ice safety information. Ice thickness and strength can vary drastically over the same body of water … Read More
See past posts HERE.