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Plant for pollinators this fall

We may be headed into fall colors, cooler weather, and less daylight, but gardening doesn’t have to be all about preparing our garden beds for winter. There is still time to add native plants to your landscape to provide food … Continue reading

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Master Water Stewards Information Session on September 11th at Enki Brewing

Master Water Stewards Information Session 5:30pm – 6:30pm, September 11, 2018 Enki Brewing, Victoria If you love your local lake or creek, you can help keep it clean by becoming a Master Water Steward! The program, which trains people how … Continue reading

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Lone Zebra Mussel Discovered in Lake Minnewashta at Pleasant Acres Assocation Beach/Launch

Carver County Water Management Organization 600 East 4th Street, Chaska, MN 55318 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Andrew Dickhart 952-361-1871 Invasive species specialists with the Carver County Water Management Organization (CCWMO) and Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) confirmed the presence of … Continue reading

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10/25/17 Update on Zebra Mussel Treatment

As of Wednesday, Carver County reported that the aquacide treatment had killed 50% of the zebra mussels and another treatment was applied. They hope to have 100% mortality by Friday. At that time, they will provide an outlook for reopening … Continue reading

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2017 LMPA Annual Meeting

Approximately 40 neighbors gathered at the Camp Tanadoona dining center on Sunday October 1st for the LMPA’s Annual Meeting for 2017. After a delicious Pot Luck supper, LMPA president Steve Gunther opened the meeting. Plenty of open dialogue preceded the … Continue reading

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Zebra Mussel Update

On June 15th, representatives from Carver County, the MCWD, and the DNR coordinated a post treatment lake-wide zebra mussel survey on Lake Minnewashta. Snorkelers and SCUBA divers surveyed about 8 areas around the lake including the bay where the public … Continue reading

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