Coalition of Lake Associations

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)

Kanabec SWCD, Lake Associations, and Kanabec County are working jointly to control and eradicate aquatic invasive species. These plants and animals are not native to Minnesota waters and can drastically alter ecosystems, out-compete many native species, change water chemistry, lower property values, and limit recreational opportunities.

Clean – Drain – Dry

The Department of Natural Resources has much more information about what you can do.

Curly Leaf Pond WeedCurly Leaf Pond Weed Factsheet (DNR) has become established in many lakes in Kanabec County. Left uncontrolled, it can interfere with enjoyment of the lake as it forms dense mats of vegetation near the shore.