Welcome to the Comfort Lake - Forest Lake Watershed District
The Comfort Lake - Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD) encompasses roughly 47 square miles in northern Washington County and southern Chisago County, including the Cities of Chisago City, Forest Lake, Scandia, and Wyoming. The watershed outlets to the northwest to the Sunrise River, which flows northeast through Chisago County before discharging to the St. Croix River.
Lawn Management for a Healthy Watershed
Are you interested in the health of your lake, stream and watershed?Do you want to maintain your property in a responsible fashion, yet enjoy the aesthetics of your turfgrass? Would you like a better looking lawn for less money?
PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A FREE COOLER FILLED WITH GOODIES!
Presented by: Master Watershed Steward Jack MacKenzie
Sponsored by: CLFLWD, St. Croix Valley Foundation, Bone Lake Assoc., Comfort Lake Assoc., & Forest Lake Lake Assoc.
One cooler per household please
A New Look At Moody Lake
Learn more about Moody Lake and explore the watershed! The Moody Lake story map is an interactive platform that walks you through some of the current issues facing Moody Lake, how the watershed has changed over time, what's being done, and what you can do to help!
Spring Landscaping Workshop in Forest Lake!
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 2 to attend a water-friendly landscape design workshop at Forest Lake City Hall! East Metro Water Resource Education Program (EMWREP) is partnering with the Master Gardners to hold this workshop focusing on backyard composting; protecting water resources and creating habitat with native plants, raingardens, and shoreline plantings; and alternatives to lawns such as low-mow and bee lawns. Participants who register at least 3 days in advance will be provided with an aerial printout of their property to sketch out ideas and take notes.
The CLFLWD's citizen advisory committee (cac) is looking for new members. The CAC is a small group of engaged citizens that meets once per month in an informal setting to discuss District activities and plan community education events along with recommendations to the CLFLWD Board of Managers on Watershed District matters. The committee is open to anyone who is a resident of the District. No prior knowledge or education required! Learn more here, or contact Mike Sorensen 651-395-5857