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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 46 people are interested
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Become a citizen monitor and help protect lakes in Minnesota! Healthy lakes are essential to Minnesota's economy and way of life. Do you live on a lake or visit one frequently? Do you have access to watercraft such as a motorized boat, canoe or kayak? If so, we are looking for people just like you to take water clarity readings on a lake of your choice each summer. No prior experience is necessary. Just a desire to help your local lake.

The sampling season is May-September each year. Water clarity readings are quick and easy (about 1/2 hour every other week) and provide valuable data on the health of a lake.

Training is available online and equipment is provided at no cost. We have openings on lakes all across the state. Contact us today!

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About Minnesota Pollution Control Agency


520 Lafayette Rd. N, St. Paul, MN 55155, US

Mission Statement

To protect and improve the environment and enhance human health.


Minnesota State Agency that monitors environmental quality, offers technical and financial assistance, and enforces environmental regulations.

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We'll work with your schedule.


StatewideStatewide, MN 55155




  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Orientation or Training
  • Half hour every other week
  • Access to watercraft such as a motorized boat, canoe or kayak

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