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Title: Application for a Permit to Control: Aquatic Plants, Algae, Swimmer's Itch, and Leeches
Alternate Title: Aquatic Plants, Algae, Swimmer's Itch, and Leeches - Application for Permit to Control
Description: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Subject: Aquatic Plants
Water
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:10:50 PM
Modification Date: 9/13/2019 9:53:13 AM
Agency Name: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages the state's natural resources. Hunting, fishing, state forests and parks, lakes, rivers and streams, boating and water safety, trails, snowmobiling, skiing, education, enforcement, wildlife management, lands and minerals are managed by the DNR.
Agency Phone: 651-296-6157
888-646-6367
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us
Agency Address: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Dept. of
500 Lafayette Rd.

St. Paul
MN 55155

Division Name: Fisheries
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 651-259-5200
Division Fax: 651-297-4916
Division URL:
Audience: Application URL: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mpars/index.html
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:
Requirements:

Review Aquatic plant regulations   


DNR Regional Offices

Aquatic Plant Management (APM) mailing addresses:

Northwest - Region 1 - Bemidji
Department of Natural Resources
Regional Fisheries Manager
2115 Birchmont Beach Road NE
Bemidji, MN 56601
218-308-2331

Northeast - Region 2 - Grand Rapids
Department of Natural Resources
Regional Fisheries Manager
1201 East Highway 2
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218-328-8831

Brainerd
Includes: Aitkin, Crow Wing, and Southern Cass County
Department of Natural Resources
Aquatic Plant Management
1601 Minnesota Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
218-203-4342 

Central - Region 3 - St. Paul
Includes: Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington Counties
Department of Natural Resources
Fisheries APM Staff
1200 Warner Road
St. Paul, MN 55106
651-259-5807

Little Falls
Includes: Benton, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd, and Wright Counties
Department of Natural Resources
Aquatic Plant Management
16543 Haven Road
Little Falls, MN 56345
320-616-2450 Ext. 235

Southwest - Region 4 - New Ulm
Department of Natural Resources
Regional Fisheries Manager
261 Highway 15 South
New Ulm, MN 56073-8915
507-359-6046


Rules: 6280

Statutes: 103G.615

Forms:

Application and Instructions for a Permit to Control: Aquatic Plants, Algae, Swimmer's Itch, and Leeches 

You may apply for an aquatic plant management permit MPARS -MNDNR Permitting and Reporting System

If you are unable to apply for aquatic plant management permit online contact your Aquatic Plant Management Permitting Staff for a paper application for permit.

Permit to Transplant or Collect Aquatic Plants

Application 

Application Instructions


Fees:

If two or more treatment types are requested, only the largest fee shall apply.

Individual Property applications

Submerged, emergent or floating leaf control - $35
Duckweed - $20 per property ($200 maximum)
Snails, Filamentous Algae, Chara, or Leech control - $4 per 100 feet of shoreline, or any portion thereof. ($200 maximum fee) (Fee for 150 feet = $8)


Multiple party application

Plankton Algae $20 plus $0.40 per acre, $200 maximum fee. (Acres to be treated x $0.40) + $20 = Fee

All other types of control $35 per property (maximum fee $2,500) $35 x number of properties to be treated = Fee


Offshore Harvest of Submerged Vegetation
(Offshore >150 feet from shore)

Mechanical Control of Submerged Vegetation $35 for the first acre plus $2 each additional acre to a maximum of $2,500 (total # of acres to be harvested -1) x 2 + $35 = Fee

Aquatic Plant Control Permit fees for water-bodies that are 20 acres or less in size are one-half of the Plant Control fees described above. Individual fee on lakes 20 acres or less is $17.50 and the maximum fee for multiparty permits is $1,250.


Period of Issuance:

Aquatic plant management permits expire on December 31, of the year they are issued.


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Aquatic plant regulations

Aquatic Plant Management Program

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