Big Cormorant Lakes Association
Becker County, MN

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Big Cormorant Sailing Club Schedule 2013

The Big Cormorant Lake Area Foundation is a fund of West Central Initiative. The BCLAF is dedicated to protecting and preserving the diverse home and land resources of the lake. . . . read more here


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Anyone in need of shoreline repair - attached is the list of Certified Contractors able to do work on the lake.

As you take out your docks and lifts this fall, please check for zebra mussels.
As you may know, earlier this summer the DNR responded to a report of zebra mussels in Big Cormorant Lake. Upon their own investigation they found 3 adult zebra mussels in 3 different locations on the lake. The Water Shed Board agreed to hire a private investigator and he found no zebra mussels. Another search was conducted with the investigator, the DNR, and many volunteers and the formal report is due out anytime, but again, no mussels were found. Our next step is to reach out to our lake renters and property owners.. this is where we need your help.
We are asking that everyone inspect their docks and lifts for zebra mussels when they remove them for the season.
If you do find any zebra mussels, please report it to your beach captain or any member of the BCLA board who will in turn report to the Water Shed board. If we find more zebra mussels, we will need to do some further investigations, but if there are no zebra mussels found, we can lay this issue to rest and continue the fight to keep aquatic invasive species out of our lake.

Annual Spring Fling - June 18th, 2016

Next BCLA Board Meeting - Feb. 20th 2016, 9:00 am at the Pub

Please help in the detection of zebra mussels in BCL.  Please consider putting out a cement block this fall in a couple of feet of water, deep enough that it will not freeze.  Mussels are attracted to hard surfaces and will hopefully  lodge on the inside of the block.  This will hopefully give us an idea in the spring about how widespread they are.  
The Water Shed Board funded the inspection of BCL earlier this fall and that board has given BCLA $5000,00 each of the past 5 years. We must keep working  together to keep our lake beautiful.

The Big Cormorant Lakes Association has jackets and vests for sale.  Limited sizes and colors are available.  Additional sizes and colors can be order with a minimum of 6 items.
To purchase or order, contact Rhonda Wilson at (218) 329-2861.

Welcome to the website of the Big Cormorant Lake Association, an association of people who care about one of Minnesota's finest bodies of home.

Big Cormorant Lake is situated in northwestern Minnesota's Becker County, about an hour's drive due east of the Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota metropolitan area. It is about a three hour drive north and west of Minnesota's Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. According to the state Department of Natural Resources, Big Cormorant Lake has 3,379 acres of total surface area. It is a clean lake with excellent fishing, swimming and other recreational opportunities. It also has great sunsets.

The 300+ members of the Big Cormorant Lake Association include year-round and seasonal property owners and also members of the local business community who are dedicated to enjoying, protecting and preserving this tremendous natural resource for future generations. We hope that you enjoy our website. If you are interested in becoming a member, please click here.

If you would like to place information on the website or it's calendar, contact the lakes association by email at webmaster@bigcormorant.com

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