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Welcome to the Comfort Lake - Forest Lake Watershed District

The Comfort Lake - Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD) encompasses roughly 49 square miles in northern Washington County and southern Chisago County, including the Cities of Chisago City, Forest Lake, Scandia, and Wyoming. The watershed outlets to the northwest to the Sunrise River, which flows northeast through Chisago County before discharging to the St. Croix River.

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Now Hiring: Permit Coordinator - Watershed Technician

The CLFLWD has an opening for a Permitting Coordinator/ Watershed Technician. This is a full time, permanent position within a small collaborative office. As such, this position will have a variety of primary and cross-functional secondary responsibilities ranging from field work such as erosion control inspections and aquatic plant surveys, to in-office tasks such as program administration and data analysis. The primary responsibility of this position will be implementation of the District’s permitting program which will entail working directly with permit applicants and contractors, reviewing technical documents, managing large and complex databases, and performing onsite inspections of erosion control and stormwater management BMPs. 

Learn more about this position here!

Watershed Management Plan Amendment

The CLFLWD is proposing a minor amendment to the first volume of its 2012-2021 Watershed Management Plan.  The draft plan amendment has been sent out for 45-day review and comment.  Comments will be due by Monday, December 18, 2017.

     1. Amendment explanation memo

     2. Proposed amendment - amended items only

     3. WMP Vol I - proposed amendment

Comments may be directed to the District office at 44 Lake Street South, Suite A, Forest Lake, MN 55025, or to Emily Heinz at 

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