Big Sand Lake Association
committed to the preservation of Big Sand Lake
Guidelines & Regulations
Property Owner & Lake Visitor Resources:
Fish Consumption Guidelines - Minnesota Department of Health
RMB Environmental Laboratories, Inc (Lakes Monitoring Program)
University of Minnesota Extension Distribution Center
Shop online at: http://shop.extension.umn.edu, or call: (800) 876-8636 Please note item name and number
A Field Guide to Identification of Minnesota Aquatic Plants New for 2007, this is a useful guide for people with no prior botanical training to identify most families of aquatic plants found in Minnesota lakes and rivers – even when the plants are not blooming. This laminated publication includes detailed information on aquatic invasive species, a glossary of basic botanical terms, and aquatic plant references. Cost: $20. Item # 08242.
Better Living on Our Lakes and Rivers 2 –DVD set includes nine short videos describing how you can protect your shoreland investment and help to keep lakes and rivers healthy. Cost $20.00. Item # DV-08307.
Lake Home and Cabin Kit Over 50 fact sheets to answer your most common lake home an cabin questions. Features sections on Home & Septic Systems, Shoreland & water Quality, Trees & Woodlands, Wildlife and Insects. Cost: $29.99. Item # 08241.
Landscaping your Septic System Practical and creative options for planning septic system placement and landscaping. Includes planting guidelines and highlights wildflowers and greases ideal for septic system landscaping. Cost: $1.50. Item # 06986.
Septic System Owner’s Guide This 28-page illustrated book is an indispensable gu9ide for all septic owners on the operation and maintenance of their systems. Book comes in a file folder to hold septic system records and information. Cost $4.00. Item # 06583.
For a complete listing of natural resources & environment programs, products and resources available through the University of Minnesota Extension, explore the U of M catalog and website at www.extension.umn.edu/environment