Lake & Water Quality
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DIY solutions for reduced runoff and a healthier shoreline
Published: May 5, 2015
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Protect your asphalt surface ... and your lakes and rivers
By Christina Villella
Published: July 2, 2014
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A healthy shoreline can help improve your water quality while supporting your fine-finned friends
By Sharon Moen, Minnesota Sea Grant
Published: May 14, 2014
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Is it worth installing an RO system at your cabin, cottage or lakehome?
By Kurt Anderson
Published: March 1, 2013
Taking RO technology beyond water purification
By Kurt Anderson
Published: January 18, 2013
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7 Things you can do to prevent storm-water runoff, erosion and even algae blooms in your lake
By Jennifer Baker
Published: August 1, 2012
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Preventing phosphorus contamination starts in your kitchen, but it doesn't end there
By Cindy Hagley and Sharon Moen
Published: May 1, 2012
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Expert tips for ensuring your aqua is A-OK

By Kurt Anderson
Published: August 1, 2011
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By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: April 28, 2011
By Jennifer T. Derrick
Published: August 20, 2010
Question and Answer Article
What you need to know before joining the fight

By Sharon Moen, Minnesota Sea Grant
Published: June 18, 2010
Facing tough odds and a lack of funding, two lake associations refuse to give in to Eurasian watermilfoil
By Tom Wilkowske
Published: May 14, 2010
Protecting your waters from invasive plants
By Doug Jensen
Published: June 1, 2009
Going back to nature is good for your waters
By Sharon Moen, Minnesota Sea Grant
Published: May 1, 2009
6 easy ways to protect yours
By Steve McComas
Published: June 1, 2008
Stop the BIG 3 - Keep your lake healthy & clear
By Steve McComas
Published: July 1, 2007

Life's not always a Beach

By Jake Tenor
Published: April 1, 2007
By Cherie Parker
Published: February 1, 2007
Question and Answer Article
If you like clean, clear water, keep an eye on your watershed
By Steve McComas
Published: August 1, 2006
What you need to know – from the hazards of feeding geese and ducks to choosing where to swim.

By Ron Reimink
Published: April 1, 2006
Too much of a good thing?
By Lou Dzierzak
Published: April 1, 2006
10 tips for keeping your waters clean and healthy– forever

By Steve McComas
Published: August 1, 2005
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