We’re working hard to protect our watershed.

Minnesota Citizen Lake and Stream Monitoring Programs

Minnesotans care about water – citizens from around the state monitor water clarity in streams and lakes and it is really easy to do!  Get to know some of the volunteers near you who take samples and find out how to get involved. Minnesota’s Citizen Lake Monitoring Program (CLMP) and Citizen Stream Monitoring Program (CSMP)…

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Koochiching SWCD Rat Root River Sediment Control and Spawning Enhancement Project

Have you seen the log jams on the Rat Root River?  These jams have caused streambank erosion and deterioration of fish spawning habitat, not to mention loss of navigation – find out how a continued partnership of local agencies over the last five years has hugely improved this situation. The Rainy Lake Sportfishing Club (RLSC),…

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