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Welcome to the Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) website. We bring 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 a uniform, coordinating body that cares for and regulates one of Minnesota’s most important resources. Lake Minnetonka is a unique asset requiring unique governance. By working collaboratively across all jurisdictions, we ensure that we represent the many stakeholders who care about our enjoyment of the lake today while preserving it for many generations to come.

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LMCD Launches New Website

We are excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website, www.lmcd.org. We wanted to make the new website more secure, more user-friendly, and your go-to source for information […]

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Summer Heat Lake Safety Precautions

The summer lake season is here with many days of hot weather forecasted. Enjoying the lake is a good way to enjoy the summer whether fishing, boating, water sports, canoeing or at the beach. Learn some ways to prevent heat-related illnesses and safely enjoy the hot days of summer at the Lake.
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Safety & Boat Generated Wakes

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 are creating safety hazards, environmental concerns, nuisances/noise, damaging property, and interfering with other uses of the lake. Others feel that wake surf boats offer a great outdoor recreational outlet and they have the same right to use the lake as any other watercraft owner. Learn about lake safety, current research, legislation and educational activities.
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Top Ten Summer Violations

As you enjoy Lake Minnetonka this summer, please be responsible, respectful and use common sense to stay safe.
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Own Your Wake for Everyone's Sake

Let's all pay attention to our boat wakes so everyone can enjoy Lake Minnetonka and it can be preserved for future generations.
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Staying Healthy on the Lake

Lake Minnetonka is for everyone. It’s up to all of us to keep the lake a healthy and safe place for all. Please do your part to prevent illnesses.
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Explore Beautiful Lake Minnetonka

Whether you’re visiting for the first time or the 100th, welcome. We invite you to learn more about Lake Minnetonka, discover the many available amenities, and read our tips and resources for enjoying the lake safely and protecting the lake’s health.

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Beautiful Lake
Minnetonka

Whether you’re visiting for the first time or the 100th, welcome. We invite you to learn more about Lake Minnetonka, discover the many available amenities, and read our tips and resources for enjoying the lake safely and protecting the lake’s health.
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Lake Minnetonka is an incredible resource for Minnesota. Heavy use can take a toll, and the LMCD is committed to addressing the Lake’s needs of public safety, environment, and public service and education.
Save the Lake is a fundraising campaign that directly protects the legacy of this beloved lake.
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