MPCA Lake Data
The MPCA publishes lake data for Pike Lake on it's Environmental Data Access website from 1993 through 2013:
There are a number of different lake sites shown. The site with the most data seems to be 69-0490-00-101 and 69-0490-00-102 and but other locations have data has well. Site 201 has a lot of secchi depth data but no chemistry.
2001 Lake Assessment Report: LINK TO REPORT
2014 ACLMP REPORT BY MPCA: LINK TO REPORT
MPCA CITIZEN LAKE MONITORING PROGRAM
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) conducts and supports lake monitoring activities to determine if water quality supports recreational uses of lakes and to measure and compare regional differences and trends in water quality with lakes from all over the state. Pike Lake participated in the Advanced Citizen Lake Monitoring Program from 2012-2013. A copy of the full report is available via this link. Pike Lake got a great report on its health!
HELPFUL LINKS FOR LAKE LIVING. . .
Minnesota DNR, a good site for shoreland management practices, dock info and other great lake living advice.
Shoreland Best Practices, from the University of Minnesota Extension Office
MINNESOTA DNR REPORTING
- Fisheries Lake Survey
- Water Access Sites
- Fish Stocking
- Water Levels
- Water Quality
- Aquatic Plant Survey (#0448)
- Aquatic Plant Survey (#0514)
- Water Clarity
- Lake Depth
DNR FORM AVAILABLE FOR ONE-WAY TRANSPORT OF BOATS WITH INVASIVE SPECIES
The DNR makes a form available for residents that need to transport a vehicle with invasive species one-way. Please click here and print a copy of this form to have with you when you transport your boat home from the landing this fall.