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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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Proposed 4,400 Head Hog Operation In NE Dickinson County Draws Big Crowd To Board Of Supervisors Meeting

December 17, 2014
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Story courtesy of Explore Okoboji (Spirit Lake)– A public hearing on a proposal by New Fashion Pork to build a 4,400 head hog confinement barn in Superior Township near the Minnesota border drew a big crowd to Tuesday’s Dickinson county board of supervisors meeting. Joe Ulman of the Big Spirit Lake Protective Association was among…

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Educational meeting planned Oct. 22

October 13, 2014
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The Dickinson County Clean Water Alliance will host an educational meeting Oct. 22 to learn more about Iowa’s Water and Land Legacy and efforts to fund a state trust fund devoted to natural resources and outdoor recreation, which Iowa voters overwhelming approved in 2010. The…

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Supervisors draft letter opposing livestock expansion near Milford

September 25, 2014
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The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to send a certified letter to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources that will call on the state agency to reconsider and deny the application for a hog building construction project near Horseshoe Bend Park.

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Molloy Zebra Mussel Visit

September 23, 2014
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In their continued effort to keep the Lakes community informed of Aquatic Invasive Species, the Iowa Great Lakes Association (IGLA) hosted zebra mussel expert and research scientist, Dr. Daniel Molloy…

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Supervisors Hold Workshop To Draft Hog Lot Letter

September 19, 2014
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Story courtesy Explore Okoboji Wed 9-17-2014 (Spirit Lake)– The Dickinson county board of supervisors meet this (Wed.) morning for a workshop on writing a letter to the Department of Natural Resources…

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Scientist Introduces Product To Help Solve Zebra Mussel Problem In Great Lakes Area

September 15, 2014
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These aren't the mussels you get at restaurants. They're another kind that aren't so friendly. ABC Channel 9 covers zebra mussel story.

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