THE ICE IS NOT SAFE
November 9, 2018
"Woke up to a white lake."
This the earliest ice in years. Whether it stays or not remains to be seen.
Remember, the edges freeze last and remain soft in the early part of the winter due to the heat thrown off by the plants decomposing.
You can see the impact of our cattail management activities.
We have to get the accumulating biomass out of the lake which is killing off the native bottom vegetation and reducing water quality. Between the top of the water and the bottom - 85% of that muck is organic matter. Thus, we need help to keep the lake a lake and to seek to new methods to remove the unnatural build up of organic plant matter so the bottom can be restored.
Contact Peter with any questions.
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Next Board of Directors
Date: Nov 15th 7:00pm
Location: Caribou 101&Minnetonka Blvd
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Let's Talk Cattails
Muscrat Populations are up. They help control the cattails.
The image of Shavers Lake in the 1905 map below doesn't look at all like it is today. That's how much we have changed the shape and state of the lake. We need to be a great steward to protect this watershed from disappearing completely, which has almost happened twice in the past 30 years.