Breezy Point Ice Fest Pond Hockey Winners 2019
“The Gull Lake Snipers” from Brainerd were the Pond Hockey Champions at this year’s Breezy Point Ice Fest beating “The Boys in Red” from Pequot Lakes in the Championship game. Team McNeely (Green) was the 3rd place winner.
Land & Waters Preservation Trust Announces Grant Fund Opportunity for 2019
Land & Waters Preservation Trust Endowment will be awarding $10,00 in grants to worthy projects in April 2019. Land & Waters, administered by the Initiative Foundation, is a joint endowment of Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) and the Pine River Watershed Alliance (PRWA).
The Grant Application submission period is January 15, 2019 through February 28, 2019. Further information may be requested with a deadline of March 30, 2019. Grants will be made on April 15, 2019 and projects should be completed in 2019. Project grants will be made for proposals from 501(c)(3) organizations that fit one or more of the following priorities:
Crow wing County requests comments on Proposed 2019 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Plan
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department is requesting public comment on the proposed 2019 Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Plan. The 2019 AIS plan can be viewed on the County website at www.crowwing.us by clicking on “Crow Wing County Listens”. Written comments on the plan will be accepted until Wednesday, January 30th at 5:00pm and may be submitted to Crow Wing County at landservices@ crowwing.us or mailed to 322 Laurel Street, Suite 15 Brainerd, MN 56401.
The County Board will review the proposed 2019 AIS Prevention Plan at a regularly scheduled meeting in early 2019. The meeting will be held in the County Board Room on the third floor of the Historic Courthouse at 326 Laurel Street Brainerd, MN 56401.
Crow Wing County has been allocated $443,109 by the State legislature to assist in the prevention of the spread of aquatic invasive species within County lakes and rivers in 2019. The AIS plan proposes to accomplish this through several approaches, including:
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