The International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board launched a project this year to develop recommendations for water quality and aquatic ecosystem health Objectives and Alerts (advisory triggers) for the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed.  They would like to hear from you on your perspectives and expectations for aquatic ecosystem health in this basin.  For an explanation of how Objectives and Alerts are used in boundary waters, please go to:

Please consider attending any of these public sessions:

  • Our Public Workshop on Tuesday, March 12 at Rainy River Community College in International Falls, MN (same week as the annual Watershed Forum) from 4:30-6:30 pm
  • An informational webinar for those who are unable to attend the workshop, to be scheduled in late March or early April
  • A public workshop and community conversation in Kenora, Ontario in summer 2019

If you would like to attend any of these events, please call or send an email to the Project Coordinator, Kelli Saunders at or (807) 548-8002 to secure a spot!