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June 13, 2019
Walking on the grounds of Driftwood Resort Tuesday, May 28, Whitefish Lake can be seen in the background. The family owned resort closed in 2009 and was recently sold. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
County cites water quality, lack of need in Driftwood decision: Concerned residents unconvinced fight is over
June 13, 2019 - 5:00am
June 4, 2019
WAPOA shoreline management open house is June 8
June 4, 2019 - 4:00am
April 20, 2019
Starry stonewort pulled from Lake Winnibigoshish. MN DNR file photo.
WAPOA to host roundtable on aquatic invasive species
April 20, 2019 - 6:00am
January 5, 2019
WAPOA makes structural changes for 2019
January 5, 2019 - 6:00am
August 25, 2018
Photo Illustration
Our Lakes: High lake levels, wake concerns addressed
August 25, 2018 - 4:00am
June 15, 2018
University of Minnesota Ph.D. student Elliot Charette speaks to community members about his feasibility study on Crosslake’s proposed National Loon Center Friday, June 8, at Manhattan Beach Lodge. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Crosslake: National Loon Center deemed feasible. Questions raised, answered about project's scope
June 15, 2018 - 5:00am
June 5, 2018
Annual WAPOA meeting set June 9
June 5, 2018 - 2:30am
May 30, 2018
Applicants sought for WAPOA shoreline restoration award program
May 30, 2018 - 5:00am
May 14, 2018
Registration open for Grandpa's Run for the Walleye
May 14, 2018 - 8:30am
May 12, 2018
Joe Brodil, AIS director for WAPOA, presents information on the AIS director program, which is looking for volunteers, during an AIS roundtable discussion April 28. Submitted Photo
AIS roundtable focuses on education, prevention methods
May 12, 2018 - 7:00am
April 3, 2018
Lands with good tree coverage protect lakes by slowing down runoff, allowing the water to soak into the ground and reduce lake pollution from chemicals such as roadway salt and oils. Trees and shrubs also slow down runoff containing soil, plant materials, fertilizers and pesticides. Illustration
WAPOA offers discounted trees, shrubs
April 3, 2018 - 7:00am
June 9, 2017
WAPOA annual meeting Saturday
June 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
June 2, 2017
The stormwater treatment project proposed by the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District will be installed along County Highway 66, on the eastern shore of Big Trout Lake. Submitted by: Crow Wing SWCD
Crow Wing County Board: Conserving clear and cold Big Trout
June 2, 2017 - 10:24am
July 19, 2016
WAPOA to host workshop on oil pipelines
July 19, 2016 - 7:46pm
June 21, 2016
Destyn St. Hilaire splashes with his friends at Whipple Beach in Baxter Tuesday. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls) Gallery
Environmental economics: WAPOA measures value of clean water
June 21, 2016 - 5:16pm