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Clearing up Serpent Lake

Serpent Lake will benefit from a $1.2 million targeted watershed program grant the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources awarded to Crow Wing Soil & Water Conservation District in 2014 to fund projects that would reverse the trend in declining water quality. Photo Credits: BWSR Clearing up Serpent Lake With two of three phosphorus-reducing…
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Pine River Fish Passage Project on Big Pine Lake

Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Fisheries (DNR), Big Pine Lake Association, The Nature Conservancy, and Crow Wing County (CWC)have partnered to replace a 46-yearold failing rock dam to restore up and downstream passage for fish and other aquatic life. The new structure design will mimic natural stream…
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Big Trout Lake Conservation Plan

Big Trout Lake Conservation Plan A coalition of state and local units of governments, conservation organizations, and citizen groups were enlisted by DNR Fisheries to develop a plan to protect lake trout in Big Trout Lake. Although lake trout were the specif?ic focus, protecting water quality in Big Trout Lake is of interest to these…
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