Protect our lake - steps we can all take to keep our lake as healthy and beautiful as it is right now

A paragraph about our pristine lake,

Aquatic invasive species

The single biggest threat to the health of Lake of the Falls is the presence of Curly Leaf Pondweed upriver in Rice Lake. For the past three years, volunteers supported by a grant from the DNR have worked tirelessly to hand-pull CLP in Rice Lake and the Turtle River. Unfortunately, this aggressive weed has spread downriver to Pike Lake and is threatenting to spread into the river between PIke and Lake of the Falls. If it establishes itself here we will never get rid of it. Watch this video to learn more.

More invasives

Lake of the Falls is also home to the invasive Yellow Flag Iris. Even though it’s pretty, it … (info and picture)

Problems to watch for – Eurasian Water Milfoil and Spiny Water Flea

Keeping the water clean begins on land

Shoreline restoration, minimizing use of fertilizer, tree drops