Links

State
Board of Water and Soil Resources:
www.bwsr.state.mn.us

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources:
Shoreline regulations and information, LakeFinder, fishing, invasive species, and more
http://www.mndnr.gov

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency:
Information about air and water quality, waste disposal; permits needed; current projects
http://www.pca.state.mn.us

Minnesota SeaGrant
Funded through NOAA and the University of Minnesota, conducts scientific research and education programs; excellent teacher resources
http://www.seagrant.umn.edu

Natural Resources Research Institute:
www.nrri.umn.edu


Federal
Environmental Protection Agency:
Find your watershed, water and shoreline information, much more
http://www.epa.gov

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service:
Protects and enhances fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats
www.fws.gov

U.S. Forest Service:
Manages the nation’s 193 million acres of national forests and grasslands
www.fs.fed.us/


County
Soil and water management, septic system permits and information, homestead applications, wildfire protection

Lake County
http://www.co.lake.mn.us
St. Louis County
http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/HOME.aspx

Regional
Lake Superior streams in the watershed:
http://www.lakesuperiorstreams.org/communities/regional/regional.html

Hudson Bay Watershed (Natural Resources Canada):
http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/home

Lake Superior Binational Forum
http://www.superiorforum.org/

Additional Resources
Minnesota mining industry’s informational site:
http://www.miningminnesota.com/index.php

Impact of sulfide mining on Minnesota lakes:
www.miningtruth.org/

Data primarily meant for high school and college students, but
excellent maps and graphs. Not currently developing new materials
www.waterontheweb.org

Conservation organizations:
http://www.mnland.org/

www.conservationminnesota.org

Contact Us

White Iron Chain of Lakes Association
PO Box 493
Ely, MN 55731

WICOLAEly@gmail.com

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