In 2017, the MN DNR made a decision to move to an online application process for the permits required to treat our weeds. Because of this, the board made every effort to wrap up collections and turn in our signature forms ahead of schedule to buy us some extra time to process the permits. The treatment company we contract with handles the permit application process on our behalf. Due to the changes this year, there was a lot of confusion with the new on-line process between the DNR and our treatment company. After being proactive and taking the initiative on the matter, we are happy to report we should have our permits on time, and there should not be any delay in our first scheduled treatment. The first treatment is currently scheduled for the week of May 22nd, which is in line with prior years, depending on weather. The second treatment is usually right around the 4th of July holiday.
–Jim Wilkinson, Pond Treatment Coordinator