Category Archives: Spring/Summer Articles

Fertilizing your Lawn

If you fertilize your lawn please use non-phosphorous fertilizer.  It also helps to stay back away from the water’s edge in applying it.  Fertilizers cause unwanted lake weed growth.

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Tent Caterpillars

For the most part, Lake Carlos has been spared any major infestation of tent caterpillars for the last couple of years.  If a major infestation occurs, neighborhood groups will join together to arrange for aerial spraying.  Ground surface-level spraying is … Continue reading

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Landscaping and Rain Gardens (Lakeshore Improvement Grants)

Douglas County Water and Conservation District is providing grants to help keep our lakes clean.  Luther Crest Bible Camp and several lake owners on Lake Carlos have received funding to assist in lakeshore area improvement projects.  LCAA is the sponsoring … Continue reading

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Sentinel Lake Study

Lake Carlos is one of approximately twenty-five lakes in the state included in the Sentinel lake study.  This long-term term study follows a large variety of factors including lake pollution, water temperatures, habitat changes, and overall health of the lake … Continue reading

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Dim Your Bright “White” Security Lights

One of the joys of living on the lake is to be able to walk down to the dock at night and look at the stars.  Even in the winter, we can get away from the city lights.  The serenity … Continue reading

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4th of July Boat Parade

Even though the boat parade is not an LCAA sponsored event, it is a big event for area boaters.  The Douglas County Sheriff and LCAA remind all participants: –         Boat regulations must be followed during the parade.  Children aged twelve … Continue reading

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