Cruising on a Summer Day

Boats, Motors and Water Quality

As Minnesotans, we love cruising along the lakes in our watercraft. Whether we are heading to our favorite fishing spot, waterskiing, or taking a sunset cruise, not much can top the feeling of taking in the fresh lake air.

Yet as the number of motorized boats and size of motors on Minnesota’s lakes continues to increase, questions arise about the potential effects these boats have on the lake environment. In the last 20 years, there has been a 36% increase in the number of registered boats of all types in Minnesota... continue reading rmbel info/boat-motors-and-water-quality