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AWARD FOR MAJOR RECONSTRUCTION OF BIG TROUT ACCESS  The improper runoff of surface water into the lake was corrected with a reconstruction of the access. A joint project of the DNR, Crow Wing County Soil and Water Conservation District, US Army Corps of Engineers, and WAPOA.  Details HERE This project awarded the prestigious Lake Friendly Award Click here

Big Trout Lake — Declining water quality threatens prize fish– Proposals for protection, restoration from experts–WAPOA had four summer meetings in 2015 open to the public….more

Lakeland TV –Oil pipeline news– WAPOA view Link

October 2016  WAPOA Board members attend 2-day statewide invasive species conference to learn about newly emerging invasives and best methods for prevention.  ….here 

Other archived recent events here


Harvest Dinner — August 26, 2017 at Sunup Ranch–a lake+farm event

RMB Labs: WAPOA’s Enhanced Water Quality Testing Seminar–You are invited!   —- August 15, 2017  

Well and Ground Water Seminar/Work  CLICK HERE

Well and Ground Water Seminar/Workshop … here

7th Annual Harvest Dinner — CLICK  HERE

Pipeline and Water Quality Seminar —CLICK HERE

Noted zebra mussel researcher returns to Whitefish Chain CLICK HERE

Summer 2016  Run for the Walleye–raising money for better water CLICK HERE

Summer 2015  Series of public seminars with active working expert DNR biologists CLICK HERE

October 2015 DNR does experimental zebra mussel treatment on Ruth lake CLICK HERE

November 2015 Board planning meeting CLICK HERE

MN DNR zebra-mussel sniffing dogs, Video CLICK HERE

WAPOA Hosts Aquatic Invasive Species Seminar September 25, 2013,  Video CLICK HERE

WAPOA searches 30 locations in 2014 for Eurasian water milfoil   CLICK HERE

2013 map of zebra mussel veligers on Whitefish Chain      ClICK HERE

Plant, animal, and habitat survey of Whitefish Chain   CLICK HERE

2014 map of DNR walleye stocking on Whitefish Chain  CLICK HERE

More details on zebra mussel discovery, future plans  CLICK HERE

Zequanox — fatal to zebra mussels

This zebra mussel poison is increasingly being used on larger scale experiments.  The inventor Dr. Dan Molloy has visited the Whitefish Chain and has very helpfully consulted with WAPOA……here