Board of Water and Soil Resources:

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources:
Shoreline regulations and information, LakeFinder, fishing, invasive species, and more

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency:
Information about air and water quality, waste disposal; permits needed; current projects

Minnesota SeaGrant
Funded through NOAA and the University of Minnesota, conducts scientific research and education programs; excellent teacher resources

Natural Resources Research Institute:

Environmental Protection Agency:
Find your watershed, water and shoreline information, much more

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

U.S. Forest Service:
Manages the nation’s 193 million acres of national forests and grasslands

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

Lake County
St. Louis County

Lake Superior streams in the watershed:

Hudson Bay Watershed (Natural Resources Canada):

Lake Superior Binational Forum

Additional Resources
Minnesota mining industry’s informational site:

Impact of sulfide mining on Minnesota lakes:

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

Conservation organizations:

Student Conservation

Student Conservation Association

The Old Louisville Conservation Association

Home Science: Backyard Conservation

Contact Us

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


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