Lakeshore Education

“Restore Your Shore” is a Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR) tool for shoreland owners and professionals to use in implementing shoreland restoration and protection projects.         This information can be found on the DNR website at:

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency 2010 update for Boot Lake – an update on our water quality.

Minnesota Waters – The site includes over 600 online lake management articles and publications, lake association news and resources, as well as a link to other local lake association web sites.


Becker County – Get information on property taxes and see how yours compare with similar properties in the area. And check out the GIS maps for the area.


Minnesota Department of Natural Resources – Go to the LAKE FINDER and get information on Boot Lake e.g. fish survey, lake map and topographic map.


The Water’s EdgeMinnesota DNR publication – A fascinating guide for helping fish and wildlife on your lakeshore property.


New Visions for LakeshoresMinnesota Conservation Volunteer – July/August 2005 – Article discussing the importance of preserving near-shore fish and wildlife habitat.


Wetland ComplexityMinnesota Conservation Volunteer – September/October 2005 – Article discussing the importance and complexities of wetlands.

Aquascaping: the Latest Wave in Lakeshore DesignMinnesota Conservation Volunteer – March/April 1998

MN DNR-Boot Lake Fish Survey Report (2006-08-14).pdf – A report from the MN DNR on the fish in Boot Lake

2007 Citizen Lake Monitoring Report – A report from MN Polution Control Agency on Boot Lake and water quality.