Big Sand Lake Association
committed to the preservation of Big Sand Lake
Big Sand Lake • Current News & Events
08/12/2019 - Floating-leaf and Emergent Vegetation
Minnesota DNR Fisheries Research program staff delineated the floating leaf and emergent aquatic vegetation of Big Sand lake on 07/11/2019. Click here to view the report summary.
08/06/2019 - 3rd Annual BSLA Golf Outing and End of the Season Social
Dear BSLA Friends;
We will hold our 3rd annual 9 hole golf outing on Saturday September 7th starting at 2:00PM at the Headwaters Golf Club. The golf outing will precede the BSLA social, also to be held at Headwaters Golf Club, starting after the golf event.
Please come out and play with your lake friends! This is a fun event, with prizes (closest to pin, longest drive etc.) Cost is $30/player (including Headwaters members) and includes the cart. If you walk, it will cost $20. If you have your own cart, it will cost $20. All proceeds go to running the tournament and prizes.
07/30/2019 - MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center
MAISRC is excited to announce nine new research projects that are launching this summer. These projects were selected as part of a competitive proposal process following a comprehensive research needs assessment. The results of these projects will improve our ability to detect, prevent, and manage aquatic invasive species throughout Minnesota. The projects include: read more...
07/29/2019 - MN Lakes & Rivers Advocates
What can you do to halt the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)?
Click here to download a flyer you can use to let people know how to can Stop the spread of Zebra Mussels and other aquatic invasive species.
06/10/2019 - Social Events for Big Sand Lake Residents
Saturday, August 17 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m
Potluck Social - Hosted by: Sheree and Randy Seavers, 22981 Globe Drive
Saturday, September 7
Third Annual Golf Outing and Potluck Social at Headwaters Golf Club
Tee times, sign-up and more information to follow
Contact Adrienne Bray for more information about these events.
05/20/2019 - 2019 Eyes on the Water Campaign
Hubbard County Coalition of Lake Associations (HC COLA) is encouraging all lakeshore owners to be our lake's "Eyes on the Water". Thank you for volunteering to be a "first responder" in locating an aquatic invasive species (AIS) on your lake. This early detection has proven to be an effective way of stemming the subsequent spread of AIS to other lakes. Early detection can also allow for more effective treatment options in your lake. Even if you do not have a special monitoring device (such as a settlement sampler) you can still help by inspecting your shoreline, your lake shore equipment and search around your lake for AIS.
We encourage lake association presidents and AIS coordinators to forward this note with all lake shore residents and invite their participation on this work. Obviously, the more "eyes on the water", the more likely a new infestation can be detected early. (If you are new to this process, send me an email so I include you on future mailings - email@example.com)
Click here for a list of tips and tactics to guide you to look for AIS on your lake. (Special thanks to Dan Kittilson for developing this Eyes on the Water program.) Also, check out the special Eyes on the Water section on HC COLA's website for addition information.
This fall I will send you an on-line survey to help us evaluate our “Eyes on the Water” efforts. All of us at HC COLA thank you for your efforts to keep our lakes AIS-free.
Have a great summer!