Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District

The Washington County Board of Commissioners appointed Richard Damchik, Forest Lake, to the Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District Aug. 13. This will be Damchik’s fifth term, and it will expire Sept. 22, 2016. Watershed district governance, required by state statute, helps to control or alleviate damage by flood waters; improve stream channels for drainage or […]

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Alien invaders such as curly leaf pondweed, milfoil, zebra mussels, Asian carp and other non-native, aquatic plants and animals have invaded several area lakes, as well as portions of the St. Croix River.

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For the past three years, the City of Forest Lake, the Comfort Lake – Forest Lake (CLFLWD) and Rice Creek (RCWD) watershed districts, and 14 other local units of government have collaborated on an educational program aimed at protecting and improving area lakes, streams and rivers.

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