Rice Lake Area Association
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This page was last updated on: February 24, 2022
Number of Visitors since April 18, 2010
Go here to view current and past issues (problems) with the lake.
This page will show various actions taken on a timeline.
Lake Management Plan for Rice Lake
See the last Lake Management Plan for Rice Lake as of 2010-2014.
Lake Issues
Projects Timeline
Current Temporary Drawdown Requirements
MN DNR Drawdown requirements (as of 2012).
Other Lakes Projects (other than Rice Lake)
Projects on lakes other than Rice Lake which  may be of interest to Rice Lake residents
Hennepin County grant resources
New in 2019! Seek grant funding directly from Hennepin County via either their "Good Steward" or "Opportunity" Grant programs. For details, click on the link at left for more information.
Go here to view information about previous and current drawdowns conducted on Rice Lake.
Drawdowns
View details of current and past Winter Aerations conducted on Rice Lake.
Winter Aerations

This link will take you to the MN DNR website for reported Ice In data. (Note: Rice Lake is listed as "Rice 270116")
MN DNR Ice In data
MN DNR Ice Out data
This link will take you to the MN DNR website for reported Ice Out data. (Note: Rice Lake is listed as "Rice 270116")
Channel Dredging
Go here for details on the 2020 Channel Dredging project to allow future access to Rice Lake.
Private Boat Ramp Enhancements
The Rice Lake Boat Ramp has been updated to be more secure for residents only access. (2020)
Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)    Weed Identification Guide
Non-Native aquatic weeds identification guide from the U.  of Minn. MAISRC (Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center). (2018)