We have a vision for future generations of the Iowa Great Lakes. Keep Okoboji Blue is an environmental campaign gathering people through our message: spreading the importance of water quality and protection of our lakes ecosystem.
News & Announcements
Scuba Divers and Snorkelers Unite!!
Usually our Cleanup events are above water but this one is focused on Scuba Diving and Snorkeling. It’s time to put that dusty diving gear to good use because we’re reviving the University of Okoboji ECO Dive that was so popular with Divers back in the 70’s & 80’s in Okoboji.
What a fantastic community! Thank you to Patty Lahr, owner of F45, for the charitable Keep Okoboji Blue event, raising $700! The check was received by the Founder of Keep Okoboji Blue, Deidre Rosenboom. Every cent is placed into the Keep Okoboji Blue Endowment to fund water quality projects, restoration, education, and awareness!
Keep Okoboji Blue Endowment Donations
It took a lot of hard work and time to buildup the Keep Okoboji Blue Endowment to a place of $27,000. We felt this was significant enough to start giving. In order to keep the endowment sustained, we are only allowed to take a small percentage out of it for each year of giving to…
Keep Okoboji Blue Floating Gardens
Introducing Keep Okoboji Blue’s Floating Gardens! The hydroponic system of plants helps filter out algae, assisting water quality and providing habitat for fish and aquatic invertebrates. Now homeowners can have an attractive wetland on their waterfront. The gardens do not need watering and often include flowering plants. We are focused on placing these in the Whapeton…
See you Saturdays at the Farmers Market
We’ll be at the Arnolds Park Farmers Market from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm every Saturday morning of the Summer starting Saturday May 23rd (Memorial Day Weekend) through Labor Day Weekend. Come on down and see all the ways you can show your support for KOB and purchase all the latest Apparel and SWAG. Delayed…
Blue Lake Maps gives back
Kyle Hamilton is excited to announce that his 60 years and counting okoboji based business Blue Lake Maps will be giving back to the area by donating 5% of every Lake Map sold that includes the Keep Okoboji Blue logo! Those monies will be donated to The KOB endowment fund to be used for water quality related…
Lake Lovers Unite!
Please show your support and love for water quality in the Iowa Great Lakes by purchasing KOB branded apparel items either here on the website, at Farmers Market in the Park, and at Oak Hill Marina Outdoor. We are excited to bring you events through the summer where you can find a way to support…
How you can Keep Okoboji Blue
Locals, Semi-Natives and Visitors alike can help spread our message by clicking the links below for great options to "Help Keep it Blue".