Lakeland Currents: Northern Waters Land Trust
Join Lakeland Currents host, Ray Gildow, as he talks with Northern Waters Land Trust about our most important natural resource, freshwater.Read More
100 Plus Women event touches the hearts of many in the Leech Lake area
More than 115 women gathered Dec. 5 at the Arvig Walker Area Community Center to make an impact on a local non-profit through a group called 100 Plus Women Who Care of the Leech Lake Area. Women from Walker, Hackensack, Longville and surrounding areas were among those who attended. 100…Read More
Securing Sourcewater via Forestland
Outdoor Heritage Fund-backed land purchases in Crow Wing and Hubbard counties will benefit wildlife habitat and protect a source of drinking water. The Crow Wing County purchases included this parcel in the Pine River watershed, which flows to the Mississippi River – a source of drinking water for more than…Read More
Louise Lake Aquatic Management Area Addition
Louise, Wabedo and Little Boy Lakes are located in Cass County near the City of Longville. These three lakes are connected by a channel which is an important ecological connection between the three basins through a “sensitive shoreland” area. The Louise Lake Aquatic Management Area (AMA) was established in 2005…Read More
MGLP provides $324,238 in Grants to Conserve Fish Habitat in Lakes
The Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership (MGLP) is awarding $324,238 through its 2022 Lake Conservation Grant to five projects across the Upper Midwest. Together, these projects will benefit glacial lakes and their fish habitats, fish populations, and fisheries for years to come. Funds for the Lake Conservation Grant are provided by the…Read More
Northern Waters Land Trust Sells Stony Point Land to U.S. Forest Service
For the past eight years, the Northern Waters Land Trust patiently waited to transfer a 3.15 acre parcel on Leech Lake in Cass County to the US Forest Service. The wooded property with 1,030 shoreline feet is surrounded by Chippewa National Forest and is west of the Stony Point Campground. …Read More
Find the Crayfish, Find the Fish
A great way to locate fish in midsummer is to find crayfish. Just about every kind of fish likes to chew on crayfish, especially young crayfish before they get too big and their outside skeleton gets too hard. Bass, walleye, pike and even big panfish like to munch down crayfish.…Read More
Critical Shoreline Habitat Added to Miller’s Bay AMA
DNR works with partners to expand Miller’s Bay Aquatic Management Area on Leech Lake The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Northern Waters Land Trust, Leech Lake Association, and the Twin Cities Chapter of Muskies, Inc., Hugh C. Becker Grant Committee recently partnered to purchase 5.25 acres with 1,300 feet of…Read More
Why not largemouth bass?
Fish biologists are suggesting that as our climate continues to get warmer we are going to see a reduction in walleye, perch, northern pike and muskies in the northern parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin. All these species depend on colder water and a good healthy forage base of Tullibee. Tullibee…Read More
Who will be the next generation of outdoor stewards?
I have been giving a lot of thought to an issue that has emerged across America. Who will take an interest in the outdoors when the current generations are gone? Writers like to place people in categories to look at trends, values, and interests. We have the Greatest Generation, those…Read More
The Bemidji Pioneer: Collaborating for conservation, Bemidji State students join local carbon sequestration project
March 25th, 2022: By Nicole Ronchetti. Northern Waters Land Trust, Hubbard County SWCD, MN DNR, and BSU Students are working together on a carbon sequestration pilot project. This project is funded by the Initiative Foundation.Read More
Lakes of Biological Significance (LBS)
What are LBS and why are they important? A Lake of Biological Significance (LBS), as defined by MN DNR researcher Paul Radomski, is a lake that has unique plants or animals such as some aquatic plants, fish, birds, or amphibians (Radomski et al – 2018). Of the 2,235 lakes…Read More
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