Association spring meeting set for May 18

The Big Swan Lake Association spring meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 at the Hub Supper Club. Attached is the agenda and a form for submitting annual dues. See you there! 2024 spring meeting agenda

Way early ice-out could mean more weeds

Early ice-out on Big Swan Lake that is one to two months ahead of normal, coupled with current low water levels, is likely to mean an increased crop of weeds in the lake. Jim Strohmeier of Aquatic Solutions, who will do our association’s offshore curlyleaf pondweed treatment this spring, has offered to do shoreline weed […]

Watch for info on shore weed treatment

Big Swan Lake property owners should be watching their mail the next few days for information about signing up for optional weed control treatment on their shoreline this spring. Aquatic Solutions, which will be doing the association’s offshore curlyleaf pondweed control, will be sending signup sheets to property owners starting this week. Owner Jim Strohmeier […]

August LID meeting minutes attached

Minutes of the August 2023 Big Swan Lake Improvement District (LID) meeting are attached. Included in the LID minutes is a recap of recent Lake Improvement Association activity. President Joan Ganley explained the roles of both organizations at the Association’s brief followup meeting, where no new business was introduced. LID fall 2023 meeting minutes pdf

Big Swan Lake organizations serve you!

The following attachment describes how Big Swan Lake’s two improvement associations serve you with separate but coordinated functions. A list of upcoming projects require assistance from both organizations. They could use your help! THE BIG SWAN LAKE ORGANIZATIONS ARE WORKING FOR YOU    

Big Swan Lake Phosphorus Reduction Plan by consultant Steve Henry

The attached technical calculations reflect results of lake water quality sampling done by consultant Steve Henry during the last year. They outline proposed Alum treatment areas on Big Swan, current mass of releasable phosphorus in those areas, expected reductions from the alum treatment and how those reductions line up with the TMD prescribed reductions to […]

2023 spring meeting minutes are attached

Following are the minutes of the 2023 spring meeting of the Big Swan Lake Association of Todd County held June 10. Click on the attachment to open the PDF. Big Swan Lake Association Spring Meeting 2023 Minutes (1)

Association meeting set for June 10

Following is the agenda for the spring meeting of the Big Swan Lake Improvement Association, scheduled at a new date and time. This meeting is important for the future of the organization that is crucial to new and continuing lake quality projects. spring 2023 association agenda

Consultant takes winter soil samples

Lake consultant Steve Henry from RMB Labs, escorted on snowmobile by Lee Daly of the Big Swan Lake Improvement District’s TMDL committee, took additional soil samples from around the lake’s Schwanke Creek entry point on Jan. 9. Henry took three samples through the ice from the stream channel where it passes through heavy cattail cover. […]