Lake Minnetonka Conservation District

Welcome to Lake Minnetonka

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Preserving and Enhancing the Lake Minnetonka Experience since 1967

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.

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Preparing for Severe Weather

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Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 12-16, 2021. Severe weather can happen anytime, creating hazardous conditions that include thunderstorms, damaging winds, tornadoes, large hail and flooding. You can increase Read More

Lake Minnetonka Ice Out- March 30, 2021 at 1:13 pm

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Ice Out for Lake Minnetonka was officially declared on March 30, 2021 at 1:13 pm. This compares to April 2, 2020 and April 20, 2019. Ice Out Read More

Boat Generated Wakes & Legislation

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The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) has received a significant number of public comments about wakes created by watercraft such as wake surf boats and large cruisers. Some feel these large wakes Read More

MN Legislature Highlights- Watercraft & Lake Related

The following highlights some bills proposed in this Minnesota State legislative session that are related to watercraft and/or lake uses.

Background Information

March 12, 2021 was the first deadline day at the Minnesota State Legislature. This means that Read More

Hot Topic Archive

See past posts HERE.


Board Meeting

May 12, 2021- 6:00pm- VIRTUAL

AIS Committee

May 6, 2021 – 9:00am

Save the Lake Committee

May 11, 2021 – 5:00pm

Finance Committee

May 5, 2021 – 12:00pm

Operations Committee

May 18, 2021 – 10:00am