- Sugar Lake Vegetation Management Plan
This pdf document was produced in 2006. It provides an overview of lake conditions at that time, explains the influence of native aquatic plants on the health of the lake and outlines goals for management of invasives.
- Sugar Lake Management Plan
This pdf document was produced in 2005 as part of the Initiative Foundation's Healthy Lakes and Rivers Partnership Program.
- Minnesota Waters
Minnesota Waters is a program of Conservation Minnesota, a state-wide organization of citizens, local and state policymakers and other partners with a goal of protecting and restoring Minnesota’s lakes and rivers. This organization sponsors numerous short workshops on topics important to the well being of Minnesota's lakes and rivers.
- University of Minnesota Extension Service
The U's Extension Service is a good place for finding answers to environmental questions.
- Blue Thumb
The Blue Thumb program was started by the Rice Creek Watershed District as an outreach program to meet water quality goals identified in their strategic plan and to help their cities meet their federal Clean Water Act mandates. Now Blue Thumb reaches into greater Minnesota. This is where you can find out all there is to know about rain gardens.
- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources