Welcome to BCLARA

It is the mission of the Beltrami County Lakes and Rivers Association (BCLARA) to support and enhance the work of member associations toward improving the health and beauty of Beltrami County’s waters by promoting sound and environmentally responsible management.

It is the vision of BCLARA to be a leader in helping Beltrami County maintain and improve water quality while accommodating sustainable uses and development.  The BCLARA will achieve its vision by acting on these core beliefs:

  • Strong local lake, river and watershed associations are the best was to connect with lakeshore residents and users.
  • There is power in collective action.
  • Education and information sharing do make a difference
  • Friendly partnerships among resource stakeholders lead to mutually beneficial solutions to issues.


For more information, email us at bclara@live.com.