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Big Sand Lake Association

committed to the preservation of Big Sand Lake

Big Sand Lake  •  Current News & Events

06/02/2024 - Make it a Date! - Big Sand Lake Annual Meeting

Saturday, June 22, 2024 10:30 a.m. at Pine Cone Lodge.

We hope to see you there at 10:30 a.m. for our meet, followed by our Annual Meeting with our special guest speaker, TJ Erickson from TJ’s Guide Service. A luncheon will follow for all residents and guests after the meeting.

05/30/2019 - Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center

We are pleased to share the 2023 Annual Report from the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center(MAISRC). This comprehensive report highlights our key achievements, research advancements, and the impactful work MAISRC carried out over the past year.

In 2023, MAISRC made significant strides in understanding and mitigating the effects of aquatic invasive species on Minnesota's lakes and rivers. Our dedicated team of researchers works diligently to develop innovative strategies and solutions to protect our waterways and address the impacts of aquatic invasive species.

A few highlights include:

• A new online tool to locate watermilfoil strains and herbicide tolerance in Minnesota

Successful new volunteer project to test environmental DNA (eDNA)

• MAISRC's 10th anniversary event!

Click here to download a PDF of our report, or click here to read our report online. Thank you for another amazing year of working together for the preservation of Minnesota's lakes and waterways!

We are grateful for our supporters, partners, and the community for an amazing year of working together for the preservation of our lakes, rivers and wetlands! Together, we can find solutions to the AIS problems that face our state.

04/16/2024 - Membership & Charitable Lake Fund Campaign

By now, you should have received in the mail our Spring Membership and Charitable Lake Fund Campaign letter. Please click here to read a copy of the same. We thank you, in advance, for your devotion to our beloved lake.

03/11/2024 - Minnesota Lakes & Rivers Advocates

A research study published in 2020 has documented that young walleye growth is reduced in several northern Minnesota waters where invasive zebra mussels or spiny water (Bythotrephes) fleas are present. To read more about this, please see article in the Park Rapids Enterprise (a subscription may be required to read article in full).

03/11/2024 - Hubbard County COLA

Roll out the welcome mat for Big Sand Lake board member Steve Kimpton! He will act as our new representative with Hubbard County COLA. To read a recap of 2023 and get a preview of early 2024 plans for COLA CLICK HERE.

Charitable Lake Fund

Learn More About the Big Sand Charitable Lake Fund

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