eVermilion Magazine

AIS Prevention to Benefit Lake Vermilion in 2019

After several months of planning, reviews and funding applications, the Vermilion Lake Association (VLA) has formally kicked off its 2019 aquatic invasive species (AIS) prevention activities. The prevention program at Lake Vermilion includes over 15 projects, with special emphasis on watercraft inspections and on early. . .

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Winter Newsletter Available Now

The Vermilion Lake Association is ready to mail its winter newsletter to its members. Act now to be among the first to read about Bella the Resort Dog, SWCD Tree Sale, Making Pickled Fish, and more. Download or view your copy here.

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Fall Newsletter Available Now

The Vermilion Lake Association is ready to mail its fall newsletter to its members. Act now to be among the first to read about our 50th Anniversary Celebration, Natural Lawn Care Tips, Lake Vermilion Fisheries Plan, and more. Download or view your copy here.

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Check Your Docks and Lifts for AIS This Fall

Early detection of new aquatic invasive species (AIS) infestations is a team effort: Key to our success is property owners, lake visitors, volunteer access sentries, and AIS Detectors all working together. Please report any suspicious aquatic vegetation or invertebrates which you do not recognize as. . .

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Public Comments Sought on Minnesota Loon Restoration

After the BP oil drilling platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, BP agreed to provide funds to restore natural resources damaged by the oil spill. On Oct 9, trustees overseeing some of those funds published a draft proposal which included $7.52M to. . .

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Help Your Friends Stay Connected to Lake Vermilion

There’s so much happening at Vermilion, we all need a little help to keep track of what’s up. Please encourage your friends and neighbors to FOLLOW this Facebook page, to visit the Vermilion Lake Association website from time to time, and to subscribe to our. . .

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Check Your Docks and Lifts for AIS This Fall

Early detection of new aquatic invasive species (AIS) infestations is a team effort: Key to our success is property owners, lake visitors, volunteer access sentries, and AIS Detectors all working together. Please report any suspicious aquatic vegetation or invertebrates which you do not recognize as. . .

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Lake Vermilion Northern Pike Regulations – 2019

The DNR is considering two options for the northern pike regulations on Lake Vermilion in 2019. The first option would be continue with the current special regulation:  3 northern pike with a slot limit of 24-36 inches where all fish would have to be released.. . .

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AIS Hot Topic at Lake Vermilion’s Antique Boat Show

The Vermilion Lake Association’s information booth was again a busy place at the Antique and Classic Boat Show at the Landing Restaurant last Sunday. Many lake visitors and current members stopped by to ask questions and to thank the group for its work to protect. . .

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Propellers and Deadheads Don’t Play Well Together

This propeller met this floating deadhead in Vermilion’s Pike Bay some time ago. The outcome was not pretty. One blade and a portion of the propeller hub remain embedded in the log. The Vermilion Lake Association asks for your help in reporting or removing any. . .

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