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Aug
13

CLFLWD Board Meeting
Remote Attendance

Aug
18

Joint Board-Council Workshop with Wyoming
Remote Attendance

Aug
20

CLFLWD Board Meeting
Remote Attendance

Aug
27

CLFLWD Board Meeting
Remote Attendance

Sep
1

CAC Meeting
TBD

Sep
10

CLFLWD Board Meeting
TBD

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Welcome to the Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District

COVID-19 Update, Office Closure and Remote Meeting Attendance - details in news section below

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.

 

District News

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 August 3rd. 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 4 large treatment areas totaling 5.91 acres and 127 spot/scattered treatment sites. A map of the treatment areas and the full public notice can be found here

COVID-19 Update, Office Closure and Remote Meeting Attendance

The Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD) is committed to our communities, stakeholders, and staff. We are monitoring the rapidly changing situation surrounding COVID-19 and are following the guidance of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health. CLFLWD has prepared temporary policies that will be implemented immediately.

CLFLWD offices are officially closed until further notice. All CLFLWD employees will be working remotely during this time and will remain available by phone and email. Individuals are asked not to come to the CLFLWD offices but instead contact our main number at 651-395-5850 for information and the staff directory. Additional information on the office closure is available here.

For permitting inquiries please contact permitting@clflwd.org, call 651-395-5859, or visit our webpage https://www.clflwd.org/permitting.php

Until further notice, all public meetings will be convened by telephone or other electronic means. 

For remote meeting attendance instructions, visit https://www.clflwd.org/minutes.php

Click here to review the CLFLWD COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

Algae Blooms

With warming temperatures, you may be observing algae blooms popping up here and there. Fortunately, the majority of these blooms consist of filamentous algae which do not pose a heath risk to humans or pets.

Learn more about algae blooms here.