Lakeville is home to many lakes, wetlands, streams, prairies and woodlands. Environmental Resources staff help to manage, promote and protect these important natural features.
Environmental Resources staff and projects are primarily funded through the Environmental Resources Utility Fund. This quarterly fee is collected through water bills and funds water quality improvement projects, inspections, maintenance of the stormwater system, monitoring, and education and outreach.In addition, partnerships with various local and state conservation entities result in grant funding to aid in project implementation.
Public Notice for DNR Invasive Aquatic Plant Management Permits
March 18, 2022
The City of Lakeville has obtained Department of Natural Resources issued Invasive Aquatic Plant Management (IAPM) permits in past years. In 2022, the City of Lakeville will apply for IAPM permits for nuisance population growth on Orchard Lake and Lake Marion. The City of Lakeville has contracted PLM Lake and Land Management for these activities.
Regarding the treatment for 2022:
Proposed timing: May – September
Target species: Curly Leaf Pondweed and Eurasian Water Milfoil
Method of control: MNDNR Approved Aquatic Herbicide
If a landowner does NOT want treatment to occur adjacent to the landowner's property, the following must be submitted to Kelly Perrine at firstname.lastname@example.org:
Property owner’s name(s)
Lake property address
Mailing address (if different from lake property address)