Indian Lake designation clears path formajor public water conservation effort

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Sept. 27, 2022 – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources designated Indian Lake in Sibley County an official Wildlife Management Lake, enabling Ducks Unlimited to complete a major enhancement to improve wetland habitat conditions for waterfowl and other wetland-dependent wildlife.

The official designation, signed Sept. 14 by Minnesota DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen, following a public hearing in December 2021, allows the DNR to temporarily lower lake levels periodically to improve wildlife habitat and regulate motorized watercraft and recreational vehicles on the lake. According to the DNR, 60 lakes covering over 57,000 acres have been designated for… READ MORE

Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America’s continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 15 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit

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