Committed to the Preservation of Big Sand Lake
Hubbard County, Park Rapids, MN
Big Sand Lake Association
committed to the preservation of Big Sand Lake
Big Sand Lake • Current News & Events
12/05/2014 - Year-End Donations for Big Sand Lake
Help preserve our beloved Big Sand for future generations by considering a year-end donation to the Big Sand Lake Charitable Lake Fund. Just click on the “DONATE NOW” button in the right hand column on this page and follow the prompts for a quick and easy credit card process. Be sure that ‘Big Sand Lake Charitable Fund’ is identified in the space for “Please direct my donation to'. We encourage you to direct your donation to the 'Project Fund’. Donations directed to Big Sand Lake Charitable Fund may also be mailed to NWMF, 201 3rd Street NW, Bemidji MN 56601. Questions? Please contact Catharine at SpiritW@Me.com.
12/05/2014 - Thank You to all 2014 BSLA Members
The final count for the 2014 Big Sand Lake Association membership stands at 157 members. Thank you to each and everyone for your support. It is greatly appreciated . We are looking forward to the 2015 lake season and hope to grow our membership. All Big Sand residents are encouraged to become a member of the association and support the work to protect and preserve Big Sand Lake for current and future generations. Non-residents can support BSLA by becoming a “Friend” (see last item on this page). A BSLA membership/renewal form will be included with the May newsletter. However, why wait? 2014 members can renew for 2015 on line at any time by going to the ‘Members’ tab on this page. New members can do so anytime after January 1, 2015.
12/05/2014 - Big Sand Social Activities and Events
Even though the snow may be flying and temperatures have dropped BSLA friends and neighbors are still active. Events and get-togethers are being planned — possibilities include pizza nights, cross-country skiing, Super Bowl viewing, ice fishing tournament?? If you would like to receive email notification of these events, please send a current address to Linda VanBruggen, email@example.com
12/05/2014 - Cabins at Pine Cone Lodge Available Year Round
Enjoy Big Sand throughout the whole year. Stay at Pine Cone when your cabin is closed up for the winter. Pine Cone will pay $40 for a 2015 lake association membership for any Big Sand resident reserving a cabin during the off season. Two night minimum.
12/05/2014 - Two Items for MN Lakes and Rivers Association:
10/31/2014 - Become a Friend of Big Sand
Friends of Big Sand is a way for non-residents to support the work of the Big Sand Lake Association (BSLA). In addition to providing this website and a webcam (plans are underway for a 2nd, west-facing camera), BSLA activites include: conducting frequent testing of water quality and for early indication of invasive species; funding and arranging for watercraft inspections at the landing; installing and maintaining safety buoys; plus much more.
Whether you are a frequent “in-person” visitor to Big Sand or one who only enjoys visiting Big Sand via the webcam, we encourage you to become a “Friend of Big Sand”. The annual dues of $20 will support the activities of the Big Sand Lake Association to preserve, protect and enhance the lake we all love. Click on the ‘Membership’ tab in the left hand column for a convenient on-line, credit card payment process. The option to download and mail in payment is also available.
Charitable Lake Fund
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