Friends of the Sauk River
Originating in Lake Osakis, the Sauk River flows 90 miles before entering into the Mississippi River near the town of Sauk Rapids. This scenic river is now severely threatened by discharges and runoff from sources such as septic systems, stormwater, feedlots and agricultural fields. Much needs to be done to protect the river and to restore it to its original beauty.
of the Sauk River is a newly formed citizens organization whose
mission is to improve, protect, and enjoy the natural resources of the
Sauk River Watershed.
activities of the Friends of the Sauk River include: organizing a
river celebration, river cleanup days, monitoring programs, and many