Blue-Green Algae

Fast Facts about the River You know that blue-green or green algae you see on the surface of the water? It can actually be extremely harmful to humans, as well as other creatures living in and around the river. Technically the algae is known as cyanobacteria and can produce three different types of harmful toxins: […]

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Stillwater Lumberjack Days 2017

Log Rollers, 1921 Art Credit – Philip R. Goodwin The St. Croix River and Lumberjacks have historic origins; starting out together all the way back in the early 1800’s! Logging camps and Lumberjacks started cutting the timber from Minnesota’s lush forests long before it was settled as a state. Stillwater sprung up as the first city in MN due […]

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Mermaid In the St. Croix

Mermaid swims the St. Croix to share the wonders of water and educate kids about taking care of lakes and rivers! A mythical creature is bringing magic to children in lakes and rivers around Minnesota and Wisconsin this summer — with a message about protecting the St. Croix River and other cherished water bodies. Claire […]

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10 Ways Boat Trips Are Good For the Soul

Boat trips are just plain good for the soul. The sense of peace and tranquility that can be restored to you while gently rocking on the waves is undeniable. Although, if you need more reasons to take a boat trip, or are trying to convince someone else why a boat trip is well worth the […]

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Heterosporis

The St. Croix River Association will be posting guest posts on our blog this summer! They will cover a broad range of topics including; invasive species, the watershed, great tips to help take care of the environment while boating, and more. We hope you enjoy learning more about the beautiful environment you boat in! Fast […]

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Zebra Mussels

The St. Croix River Association will be posting guest posts on our blog this summer! They will cover a broad range of topics including; invasive species, the watershed, great tips to help take care of the environment while boating, and more. We hope you enjoy learning more about the beautiful environment you boat in! Fast […]

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4th of July SALE

FLASH SALE: We are having a 4th of July Sale at the Bayport Marina Fuel Dock while supplies last. There are polo shirts, t-shirts for men and women, tanks, hats, and more! We also have all the boating supplies you need to have a wonderful day out on the water ~ from sunglasses, Quimby’s, marine […]

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Operation Dry Water 2017

Operation Dry Water 2017: ATTN. BOATERS – Did you know that almost HALF of all boating accidents involve alcohol, and operating a boat while under the influence? This is a federal offense – subject to large fines and jail time. Please boat safe and boat sober! Operation Dry Water is taking place June 30th – […]

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Bring Your Four-Legged Co-Captains (We’re Pet Friendly)!

Bayport Marina is a family and pet-friendly destination and resort! We want your entire family to relax and feel at home here, including your pets. In fact, we even keep FREE dog treats at our Fuel Dock & “Boatique” for your four-legged co-captains – just ask when you stop by! We just ask that you […]

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Invasive Zebra Mussels

A Guest Post from the St. Croix River Association SPACE Fast Facts About the River The St. Croix River has more than 40 species of native mussels, which is more than three times the number of mussel species in all of Europe. These mussels are uniquely adapted to their environment, particularly in their reproductive habits. […]

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