We are Crow Wing County's coalition of Lake and River Associations
Promoting leadership and education that result in healthy ecosystems for present and future generations.
The Latest News
Become a Loon Research Ambassador
The National Loon Center in Crosslake is starting an exciting new program to support its research efforts in 2022. Members of the new Loon Research Ambassador Program will sponsor one of the 48 loons banded in the first season of the research study. Members will receive updates on their sponsored individual loon and will have the opportunity to meet with the research scientists and participate in the research this summer. You can learn more and sign up for the program by visiting the National Loon Center website.
University of Minnesota Releases Wake Boat Study Results - 2/2/2022
The study's much-anticipated results, released on Tuesday, show that wake boats should stay farther from shore than traditional boats to avoid potential damage to the shoreline from their larger waves. From the Research Brief:
The findings reveal that wake waves produced by wakesurf boats during wakesurfing are not only higher, but they also require greater distance to decrease to the same height as wake waves from more typical recreational boats. This study found that:
No events scheduled.