IWLP works to sustain our precious water resources through education and science-based research.
IWLP is a community of people who care about Itasca County waters and is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. It is an unique blend of public agencies and private citizens, all working towards the same goal, and includes both lakeshore and non-lakeshore residents, seasonal residents, recreational water users, businesses, nonprofit organizations and more.
MISSION STATEMENT: To “Team Up” with other organizations and concerned citizens to maintain abundant, clean water for our continued health, enjoyment and a strong economy.
IWLP is proud of their accomplishments and has received the following awards:
- 2015 Conservation Cooperator Certificate of Merit awarded to Itasca Aquatic Invasive Species Technical Committee from the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.. IWLP Board members were a part of that committee.
- 2014 Certificate of Merit as Conservation Cooperator for Leadership from Itasca Soil & Water Conservation District
- 2011 Outstanding Citizen Volunteer Quality Monitoring Program award from Minnesota Waters
- 2010 an 2011 Minnesota Pride Award at the Minnesota State Fair