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MLR Lake Steward Program

Minnesota Lakes and Rivers Advocates launched Lake Steward to support lake associations as they improve water quality, increase lake association visibility, and boost membership efforts. Lake Steward has succeeded where other efforts have failed, by using a quiz to get lakeshore owners interested, and then making contact which is personal and centered on the individual… Read more »

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Up The Creek Meats – Farm to table program protects water.

MLR, in partnership with Fish and Waters Conservation Fund, Association of Cass County Lakes, Happy Dancing Turtle and Pine River Watershed Alliance has launched this as a pilot in Cass County. “Up the Creek Meats” simply connects lake associations directly with farmers who produce food in a way that protects water. Said Jeff Forester, “What happens away from the lake, up in… Read more »

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Soil Health for Clean Water

Soil health is defined as the “ability of soil to function as a vital living ecosystem”.  Sounds simple enough, but our entire food system has been built around looking at soil as a storage medium for chemical nutrients.  Having researched organic (the true meaning of organic originated as recognizing the living, biological component of soil)… Read more »

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