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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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Population Growth

July 25, 2016
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The Iowa Great Lakes is witnessing population growth. Why? Our magnificent natural resources, cultural opportunities as well as lower property taxes in comparison to neighboring communities.   Support #IGLA‘s efforts in preserving, protecting and enhancing the Iowa Great Lakes and continue to attract new residents and business to our area.   http://www.dickinsoncountynews.com/story/2323143.html

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Zebra Mussel update – July 2016

July 22, 2016
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A cluster of invasive zebra mussels attached to a native freshwater mussel from Lake Carlos in Minnesota. Such infestations lead to the larger mussel’s death. Credit D. P. Molloy/University at Albany

IGLA is closely monitoring this new tactic to manage Zebra Mussels on lake Minnetonka.

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Boz Skaggs – Performing for Clean Water in the Iowa Great Lakes

July 21, 2016
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The Iowa Great Lakes Association is a proud sponsor of the Okoboji Blue Water Festival on Saturday, August 13th along the magnificent shores of West Lake Okoboji on Preservation Plaza.  This world-class performer takes to the stage following a day long festival promoting the protection,…

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Inland Lakes Yachting Association Regatta coming to Okoboji

July 14, 2016
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Your help is needed. No sailing skills on your part required. The Okoboji Yacht Club will be hosting the annual Inland Lakes Yachting Association Annual Class X Championship Regatta on…

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IGLA’s Ideas For Kids

July 12, 2016
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We have published a list of activities for the young & young-at-heart! Arnolds Park Amusement Park, Central Emporium, Creative Spirits, Treasure Village, Pearson Lakes Art Center, Bridges Bay... The list…

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IGLA releases information about Bur Oak Blight

June 27, 2016
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The Iowa Great Lakes Association (IGLA) considers BOB a major threat to our environment on the same level as Zebra Mussels, Asian Jumping Carp and CAFO’s. BOB may be the…

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