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Stewardship in Action

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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Lake Associations

Lake Associations are the heart of stewardship!  Our watershed benefits from having over 40 within its boundaries, teeming with citizen scientists and lake lovers who are passionate about the health of the ecosystem – see if there is one near you! There are over 40 lake associations in this watershed, each with a unique focus…

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