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Shallow Lake Seminar

Shallow Lake Seminar From Scott County SWCD Shallow Lakes Seminar Learn about the unique characteristics of our shallow lakes and how they are managed differently then their deep counterparts. The seminar will include programs on Shallow Lake Ecology by Joe Biscoff of Barr Engineering and Lake Management Strategies by Steve McComas from Blue Water ...

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Restore Your Shoreline

 From Scott County SWCD Restore Your Shoreline: A free workshop with the Scott SWCD Is your shoreline washing away? Learn how to protect and stabilize the area between your lawn and the lake. Do your part to protect local water quality and see how you can enrich your landscape! Wednesday, June 14, 6 – 7 PM Spring Lake Township Hall 20381 Fairl...

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2023 Annual Meeting Presentation

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ICE OUT 2023

It's official. Thursday, April 13th is the official "ice out' day for Spring of 2023! The definition of lake iced over and ice out dates can vary from individual to individual. For our posting, we like to use that the lake is clear of ice from east to west and north to south so navigation of a boat would be able to get to shore without being blocke...

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SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CEDAR LAKE!

Several of the current The Cedar Lake Improvement District board members are ready tostep down after serving one or several terms and we need your help.Board membership can be very rewarding and does not require a huge time commitment.Our charge is to monitor and improve the quality of the lake for all those who use and enjoyit and you can play a p...

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Curly Leaf Pond Weed Treatment Update

On May 10th, 2022, the SWMO conducted a pretreatment survey for curly leaf pondweed on Cedar Lake.  The results of that survey can be seen in the file titled "2022 CedarPretreatment".  Based on the survey results the DNR approved 105 acres of treatment using diquat.  The areas approved by the DNR can be seen in the file lab...

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CLID ANNUAL MEETING

 Thanks to all the Cedar Lake residents who attended the 2022 CLID Annual meeting. We had a great turnout, but in case you missed it, you can see the presentation here. If you have questions, please email your question to the CLID Board and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

CLID ANNUAL MEETING

The Cedar Lake Improvement District (CLID) will be holding their annual meeting for all property owners within the district on Tuesday, May 10th, 2022, at 7 p.m. at the New Prague Fire & Emergency Services building located at 505 - 5th Avenue NW on the west side of New Prague. Agenda items include: •2021 income and expenses, •2022 budget review...

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FINALLY...ICE OUT!

After waiting for some stubborn ice to melt in the east bay, it's official. Sunday, April 10th is the official "ice out' day for Spring of 2022! The definition of lake iced over and ice out dates can vary from individual to individual. For our posting, we like to use that the lake is clear of ice from east to west and north to south so navigation o...

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Caution: Low Water Level Hazard Reported

 Over the past weekend, working at the Cedar Lake east launch, our Watercraft Inspector witnessed and interacted with at least 6 watercraft owners who damaged their motors and/or propellers while exiting/entering the lake. The low water levels on the lake have made the rocks and structure of the launch site hazardous for boats whose operators ...

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Cedar Lake Carp Removal Plan

Carp (an aquatic invasive species in Minnesota) negatively affect water quality and overall ecological integrity of waterbodies by resuspending sediments and nutrients into the water column through feeding and spawning behavior, reducing the abundance of submerged aquatic vegetation, and, to a lesser extent, excretion of waste. Overabundant carp po...

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Remember: Salt in Your Yards will Drain to Cedar Lake

Minnesota has a growing salty water problem that threatens its freshwater fish and other aquatic life. Chloride from both de-icing salt and water softener salt gets into lakes and streams, and groundwater that supplies drinking water. It takes only one teaspoon of salt to permanently pollute five gallons of water. Once in the water, there is no eas...

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