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Zebra Mussel Control Research Project Summer 2019

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A zebra mussel control research project is planned for St. Albans Bay (treated area) Read More

Posted on: April 18th, 2019

Administrative Clerk — Now Hiring!

The LMCD is pleased to announce that a part-time Administrative Clerk position is now available.

For more information regarding this position, please read the Read More

Posted on: April 4th, 2019

Ice Cracking and Open Water Dangers

The dangers of being on the lake this time of year are real. The video shows the ice cracking under the Water Patrol airboat in Cook’s Bay. The weight Read More

Posted on: March 21st, 2019

LMCD Issues RFP for Development of a Vegetation & AIS Master Plan

The LMCD is seeking proposals from interested and qualified specialists for scientific studies and development of a vegetation & AIS master plan for Lake Minnetonka. The deadline is March 26, 2019. >>>View RFP. More information Read More

Posted on: March 13th, 2019

Remove Ice Fishing Shelters by March 4, 2019

March 4, 2019 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 Read More

Posted on: February 25th, 2019

Dangers of Pressure Ridges

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Several pressure ridges have been reported this winter on Lake Minnetonka. Pressure ridges are generally found on larger bodies of water and are Read More

Posted on: February 6th, 2019

LMCD Takes New Steps to Address AIS

The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) is taking new steps to identify, prevent, and manage Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) threats on Lake Minnetonka.

On December 12, 2018, the LMCD Board agreed to proceed with Read More

Posted on: January 11th, 2019

Lake Rules for a Safe and Fun Winter

winter pictures on brochureThe 2018-19 Lake Minnetonka Winter Rules brochure is available to view online. Hard copies will also be available at the LMCD, Water Patrol, cities, and various locations around Read More

Posted on: January 8th, 2019

Save the Lake Drive–Celebrating 50 Years

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Dear Lake Minnetonka Community Stakeholder:

With your support, the Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD) has been taking action to protect the legacy of Lake Minnetonka Read More

Posted on: November 30th, 2018

It’s Ice Tweener Time So Be Cautious

It’s Ice Tweener Time–the days-to-weeks transition period between open water and solid freeze. Be extra cautious of unsafe conditions around Lake Minnetonka. While people are already recreating on the ice, be Read More

Posted on: November 30th, 2018

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