The Crow Wing Lake Association was founded to promote the welfare and improvement of Crow Wing Lake. Its membership consists of 85% representation of the lake property owners, a Board of Directors, and a network of Area Representatives.

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  • Volunteers Needed! West Outlet Clean-up approved. At our spring Crow Wing Lake Assn meeting, members requested our LID to look into clearing the debris from the outlet on the West end of the lake. A DNR permit was secured for non-mechanical removal of the weeds and debris. NOW WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!!! SATURDAY, JUNE 23; 9:30. Meet at the outlet and bring waders, hand tools (shovels, rakes and hoes).We'll work about an hour. Please contact Rick at 218-825-7403 if you have more questions. WE NEED SOME MUSCLES!Permit & Map of the creek outlet are attached.
    Posted Jun 15, 2018, 7:14 AM by Crow Wing Lake Association
  • Spring Newsletter, Lake Garage Sale, Music on the Point A few updates that have also been added to the calendar:The CWLA Spring 2018 Newsletter has been posted.4th of July Event Dates Updated:- 4.4 on the 4th Same time, same place- Music on the Point Will be held on July 4th this year (time TBD). Please remember your donations for the band.* Note that CWLA does sponsor this eventThe all-lake Garage Sale will be held this year on August 11th.Reminder also for the upcoming spring meeting on Saturday, June 2 at 9:00 at the Fort Ripley Town Hall.Cheers to a another great summer on our beautiful lake!
    Posted May 16, 2018, 2:36 PM by Crow Wing Lake Association
  • Curlyleaf Pondweed Treatment Notice Message from Central Minnesota Aquatics:Dear Crow Wing Lake Property Owner,Please be advised that during May 14 – 25, 2018 Central Minnesota Aquatics, Inc. will treat limited areas of Crow Wing Lake for the control of curlyleaf pondweed.  Treatment will be accomplished by using Aquathol K which is a Minnesota DNR and EPA approved product.If you do NOT want treatment to occur within 150 feet in front of your shoreline property on Crow Wing Lake you must notify Central Minnesota Aquatics, Inc. at 218 963-7345 prior to May 14, 2018.  Thank you for your participation.If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Duy or Ron Duy, Jr. of Central Minnesota Aquatics, Inc. at 218-963-7345. Sincerely ...
    Posted May 11, 2018, 5:35 AM by Crow Wing Lake Association
  • Weed Treatment Authorizations Due May 1, 2018 (Attached) Attached is the 2018 Authorization Form for treatment of of the following:  (SEE ATTACHED)Curly Leaf Pondweed (designated by the DNR as an invasive species)Sago Pondweed (a nuisance weed (not considered an invasive species by the DNR ... this is the stringy stuff!)Swimmers Itch (a temporary treatment for the snail larvae which is the primary cause of swimmers' itch)Our Crow Wing Lake LID has contracted with Central MN Aquatics to again be the vendor to treat these weeds.   Ron and Michelle Duy, of CMA, will process all the permits for the treatments, survey our lake for the most problematic areas, and apply the treatments as directed.   The Curly Leaf Pondweed (invasive species) will be treated lake-wide in ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 8:21 AM by Crow Wing Lake Association
  • 2017 Fall Newsletter Published View it Here
    Posted Aug 9, 2017, 6:41 AM by Tim Theis
  • 2017 4th of July Event Pages Updated with Dates & Times 4.4 on the 4th of July RunMusic on the Point
    Posted Jun 5, 2017, 11:02 AM by Crow Wing Lake Association
  • 2017 Spring Newsletter Published The 2017 spring newsletter has been posted here.
    Posted May 4, 2017, 7:28 PM by Crow Wing Lake Association
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