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Stewardship in Action

Keep It Clean – Keeps Lake of the Woods Clean!

“Keep It Clean” was begun in 2012 at the south end of Lake of the Woods in Minnesota as a public awareness and education campaign to reduce the amount of litter left on the ice during the winter angling season. These efforts were led by a committee from the Lake of the Woods (LOW) Soil…

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Minnesota’s Lake of the Woods TMDL Study

Identify an issue, identify the cause, find a solution.  That’s the essence of Minnesota’s Lake of the Woods Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) study.  When the U.S. portion of Lake of the Woods was declared “impaired” for nutrients back in 2008, the work really got started to find out why and what to do. As…

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International Watershed Coordination Program

The International Watershed Coordination Program (IWCP) provides bi-national coordination and communication of research, management and citizen engagement for the shared waters of the Rainy-Lake of the Woods watershed. The program links groups working on watershed activities at local, regional and binational scales : Local: individuals, groups and agencies engaged in watershed activities throughout the bi-national…

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