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The following links take you to additional resources and contact information for your shoreland management activities.

  • The North Central Minnesota Lakes Collaborative is a collaborative of citizens, public agencies and non-profit organizations from Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard and Itasca counties. Website contains educational articles and links, also information on Alternative Shoreland Standards and Conservation Easements. www.dnr.state.mn.us/lakes/ncml.html
  • Minnesota Waters - Citizens Protecting and Improving Our Lakes and Rivers - A confluence of the Minnesota Lakes Association and the Rivers Council of Minnesota. www.minnesotawaters.org
  • Lake Access contains real time water quality data and shoreland management information for lakes in the western Hennepin County. www.lakeaccess.org
  • Water on the Web provides high school and college curricula based on real time water quality data from lakes across Minnesota. wow.nrri.umn.edu
  • University of Minnesota Water Resources Center helps coordinate outreach and research related to water within the University. wrc.coafes.umn.edu
  • Minnesota Sea Grant provides people, tools, and technology to maintain and enhance coastal and aquatic economies and resources. www.seagrant.umn.edu
  • SEEK - Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge - is Minnesota's environmental education information and service center. www.seek.state.mn.us
  • The Minnesota Pollution Agency has a portion of its web site devoted to lakes and lake management. www.pca.state.mn.us/water/lake.html
  • The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has a "Lake Finder" on its web site that allows you to search for maps and information for more than 4,500 Minnesota lakes and rivers. www.dnr.state.mn.us/lakefind/index.html
  • The North American Lake Management Society's mission is to forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs for today and tomorrow. www.nalms.org
  • Wisconsin Extension Service has information about water quality and natural resources education programs in Wisconsin. http://clean-water.uwex.edu
  • The Metropolitan Council is a governmental body in the seven county area around Minneapolis and St. Paul charged with helping the area plan for the future, including water and wastewater management. www.metrocouncil.org
  • The Mississippi Headwaters Board (MHB) is mandated by the Minnesota Legislature to protect and preserve the natural, cultural, scenic, scientific, and recreational values of the Mississippi River's first 400 miles. www.mississippiheadwaters.org
  • Minnesota lake monitoring activities and programs are described on the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s web site. www.pca.state.mn.us/water/lakeprograms.html