Lac qui Parle Yellow Bank
Watershed District

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Lac qui Parle Yellow Bank Watershed District Home Page

Office Location:                                                                             Office Hours:
  Courthouse, 600 W 6th Street, #7                                               8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Madison, MN  56256                                                                    Monday thru Friday



    Events & Meetings:

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 -  EARTH DAY - 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Del Clark Lake/Stonehill Regional Park  ****  Come out and celebrate Earth Day at the park and learn about WRAPS, Watersheds, Citizen    Monitoring Demonstrations, Chemistry & Biological Monitoring, Aquatic Invasive Species, Rain Gardens, Upcoming Canoe Trip and take an "Earth Day" walk around the park.  (free admission for this 

     Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - Regular Watershed meeting at 4:30 p.m. - Lac qui Parle County Courthouse
                                                                                                                 Commissioners Room


              FUN FACTS & TRIVIA 

    • Established on April 19, 1971                                                                                              
    • District formed to aid local citizens who requested help in controlling flood waters
    • Approximately 74% of land surface is located in Lac qui Parle County, 19% in Yellow Medicine County, & 7% in Lincoln County
    • Total land area drained by two rivers contains 1,712 square miles with 719 miles located in South Dakota
    • 1 of 13 major tributaries in the MN River Basin
    • LQP River source at Lake Hendricks, MN
    • Yellow Bank River source near Southshore, SD 


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