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.
PUBLIC NOTICE: Flowering Rush Herbicide Treatment on Forest Lake
CLFLWD, in conjunction with the City of Forest Lake, Forest Lake Lake Association, Washington County, and MN Department of Natural Resources, will be conducting the first of two rounds of aquatic invasive species herbicide treatment of flowering rush on Forest Lake during the week of July 22nd. The herbicide that will be used is called Tribune (active ingredient is Diquat) and will be applied by the licensed applicator company, PLM Lake and Land Management Corp. This year’s flowering rush treatment will consist of approximately 5 large treatment areas totaling 16.2 acres and 55 spot treatment sites. A map of the treatment areas may be found at www.clflwd.org. Treatment areas for the second round, planned for early-mid August, will be determined by a survey following the first round of treatment.