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The Big Sandy Area Lakes Watershed Management Project was organized in 1991 in an effort to protect and enhance the many values of lakes, streams, and shoreland resources in the Watershed. Since that time we have worked with many grant from federal, state, and local sources to implement projects that protect and restore water quality.
How Can We Help You?
We are excited t offer assistance to landowners interested in protecting water quality. We have worked on many projects that stabilize eroding shorelines, establish native plant buffers, control stormwater runoff and more. Are you looking for options for your property? We love to meet with you and discuss solutions that meet your needs.
Community input and collaboration will make our efforts more successful! Please watch for opportunities to become involved and share your opinions. Together we can make a difference for water quality!
Watershed Project Meetings
The August 2020 meeting of the Big Sandy Area Lakes Watershed Management Project is scheduled for:
Date: Wednesday August 12, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Outside at the Cromwell Park Pavilion
5577 Cromwell Park Drive, Cromwell Mn 55726
Agenda items include AIS Prevention Grant – AIS Themed Fly Swatters, Stormwater Management in Cromwell, A New Project Submission, A New Clean Water Fund Grant Application, Sub-Watershed Reports and more.
Please join us! Meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome.
We would love to see you!
Note: We will be taking precuations to protect our members from the spread of Covid 19. Coffee and snacks will be on your own, to avoid congregating around a serving station. The meeting will be held in the garage area with the overhead doors open to promote air circulation. Folding chairs are available, or feel free to bring your own lawn chair / chair. Social distancing will be practiced.
The purpose of the Big Sandy Area Lakes Watershed Management Project (BSALWMP) is to provide a local mechanism to encourage equal partnership among all stakeholders and governmental agencies in protecting and enhancing the esthetic, ecological, economic, agricultural, and recreational value of lakes, streams, shoreland, and wetland resources in the Big Sandy Area Lakes Watershed.