Lake Minnetonka Conservation District

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Beware of Thin Ice!

Ice Thawing on Lake Minnetonka

With spring weather, the ice on Lake Minnetonka is thinning especially near shore, in channels, pressure ridges, and some unanticipated Read More

Posted on: March 15th, 2021

Webinar: Non-native Invasive Earthworms 101 – From the Nightcrawler to the Jumping Worm

worm photo

Presented by the University of Minnesota researchers, the North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) is hosting a webinar about invasive earthworms, how Read More

Posted on: March 12th, 2021

Boat Generated Wakes & Legislation

boat generated wake

The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) has received a significant number of public comments about wakes created by watercraft such as wake Read More

Posted on: March 1st, 2021

March 1, 2021 Deadline to Remove Ice Fishing Shelters

minnesota map fish house removal

March 1, 2021 is the deadline for removing ice fishing shelters from Lake Minnetonka or they could be confiscated and/or Read More

Posted on: February 26th, 2021

Office Closed February 15th, 2021

In observance of Presidents’ Day, the LMCD office will be closed Monday, February 15th. The office will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16th.

Posted on: February 12th, 2021

Tanager Bridge Reconstruction & Closures

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 Read More

Posted on: February 8th, 2021

Hennepin County Plastic-Free Challenge

Hennepin County Plastic-Free Challenge

Take the Hennepin County Plastic-Free Challenge at hennepinplasticfree.ecochallenge.org. Plastics and microplastics Read More

Posted on: January 29th, 2021

Office Closed January 18th, 2020

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the LMCD office will be
closed Monday, January 18th. The office will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19th.

Posted on: January 15th, 2021

Office Closed December 24th & 25th, 2020

The LMCD office will be closed Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th, 2020 in observance of Christmas. The office will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28th.

Posted on: December 23rd, 2020

Ice Safety Reminders

Minnesota DNR Ice Thickness Minimum Guidelines

Before heading out on the Lake this winter, please review the following important ice safety information. Ice thickness and Read More

Posted on: November 18th, 2020