Freshwater partnered for several years with Michelob Golden Light on Celebrate Your Lake! to promote lake stewardship in Minnesota.
2016 Winner – All Minnesota Lakes
By tagging favorite lakes on social media, Minnesotans raised $50,000 for the lakes, streams, rivers, and groundwater of our state.
2015 Winner – Big Lake
City of Big Lake worked hard to develop a community-inspired plan for the funds, focusing on water quality, shoreline stabilization, aquatic invasive species, and community education.
2014 Winner – Fairmont Chain of Lakes
The community around the Fairmont Chain of Lakes used their award to improve access to the water with three new fishing piers. The Fairmont Lakes Foundation was hard at work getting the project ready for the 2015 fishing season.
2013 Winner – Albert Lea Lake
Albert Lea Lake was the inaugural winner and used its conservation grant to design a boat launch for non-motorized watercraft along with a shoreland restoration on a sensitive part of the lake. The Albert Lea Lakes Foundation was featured in the Albert Lea Tribune and on KIMT television as the award recipient and is heading up the project.