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MSU again offers Introduction to Lakes Online course

Registration for the award-winning Michigan State University Extension Introduction to Lakes Online course is now open! Our own Jim Kutzner took this on-line course 2 years ago and thought it was highly valuable and completely relevant to Minnesota Lakes. This introductory six-week online course kicks off January 30th and is designed for anyone interested in inland lakes including... Read more »

U of MN AIS Detectors will offer AIS Management 101 in February

If you would like to be a more informed consumer about what’s happening on your nearby lake, have a better understanding of what lake management professionals are doing, or are considering new AIS control efforts, this class is for you! Sign up to get an email when the course registration opens. You can also sign... Read more »

Can underwater jets help prevent AIS spread? March 13, 1 pm CT

  This is a free Zoom session hosted by the AIS Detectors program at the University of Minnesota. The speakers are Andy Erickson (St. Anthony Falls Laboratory) and Tony Brough (Hennepin County). Join the webinar to hear about the results, observations and recommendations for how submersed jets could be deployed at boat ramps to help... Read more »

MN COLA Membership meeting – March 19

      The March Membership meeting will be held virtually on Zoom from 9 – 11 CT on March 19th. Preregistration using this link is required. The meeting will include an important update from our MN COLA Legislative team as we will be in the middle of the MN Legislative session. We will have... Read more »

Head to Stevens Point for the 2024 Wisconsin Water Week convention

April 10-12, 2024, in Stevens Point, Wisconsin This is a well-done annual conference that is put on by a well-established partnership of government, higher education, and lake groups. While some sessions will pertain to Wisconsin’s specific governance, most of the sessions will be highly relevant to Minnesota’s lakes and rivers. This statewide convention brings together... Read more »