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The Iowa Great Lakes Association is committed to the Lakes area and its watershed. We promote environmental improvements and are an active influence in promotion for environmental health and quality-of-life in the Iowa Great Lakes.

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Zebra Mussel Update- Fall 2015

November 3, 2015
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As the Iowa Great Lakes area continues to see growth in the Zebra Mussel population, a report surfaced recently of failed eradication efforts at Christmas Lake, Minnesota. The failed effort at Christmas Lake was not a result of a failure to act quickly or a failure of the eradication techniques used in the containment area. …

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Groundwater Loading of Nitrate-Nitrogen and Phosphorus to West Lake Okoboji

October 13, 2015
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An educational meeting will be held on October 27th at 2:00 PM to discuss groundwater loading to West Okoboji. Keith Schilling, a research scientist from the Iowa Geological Survey at the University of Iowa, will present the findings from a recently completed study about groundwater…

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Iowa Great Lakes featured in Discover Iowa article

October 1, 2015
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The Iowa Great Lakes area has been featured on BLT: The Blog for Lifestyle & Travel's blog as one of the 50 things you need to experience in Iowa. It's #11 on the list.

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Zebra Mussels – here they come

September 23, 2015
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Photos surfacing this fall show Zebra Mussels in the Iowa Great Lakes region.

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Chicago Tribune features Iowa Great Lakes

September 22, 2015
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The Chicago Tribune recently featured an article titled “Iowa’s Great Lakes just keep luring ’em back” featuring our “Midwestern Paradise — the kind of place that people drive to not…

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Clean Water Alliance seeks advisory committee members

September 1, 2015
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The Dickinson County Clean Water Alliance is committed to excellence in its efforts for Clean and Clear Water in every lake of the county. To help them achieve this goal,…

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