As owners of Shing
Wako Resort we believe in being good resources managers.
Avoid the spread of pests from other
areas into ours. Please DO NOT bring firewood from home
or put us in the position to have to ask you for it. We
sell quality firewood, at a reasonable price, with free delivery to
your private fire ring!
Invasive Species Alert!
Lake Edward DOES NOT have Aquatic Invasive Species
(AIS), other waters do.
Take all precautions to prevent the spread! To learn more about either of the above
topics visit the MN DNR for the most up-to-date information.
ft of our 450 ft shoreline will remain undeveloped to allow nature
to filter the water running back into the lake and continue to
provide safe habitat for the shoreland wildlife.
two wells are deep, with great tasting water. In fact we encourage
you to “drink the water!” Our wells are tested every year and
the water has many
minerals that are good for you. Please don’t generate
plastic refuse by drinking bottled water.
· We purchase wind energy from our local electric company.
· We are converting
from to low watt florescent light bulbs to LED's.
clean our cabins
and linens primarily with phosphate free/plant based cleaners and essential
oils; annually treating all the mattresses with NOREX mattress protectant.
have installed new septic systems and drain fields in the last
few years. Everything is pumped at least 600 ft from the lake and
then taken away by the local Septic pumping company.
· We personally practice "Catch & Release."
· Most of our rentals with motors have newer 4 stroke engines for more
efficient gas and oil consumption and less lake pollution.
use off peak electric to heat & cool the air/water in our home, office/store and
of our toilets are low flush and we continue to convert the remaining.
out of 18 of our cabins, the office/store & our home have energy efficient windows and extra
use a front load washer for our main laundry and in our Reunion
Lodges - saving energy, water
· We use mulching lawn mowers.
· We compost and deliver
it to a local farmer when it's ready to be used as fertilizer.
· We recycle!
Please recycle when you are here too!
· We reuse and recycle our ink cartridges.
· Every year we update our list of
Farmer's Markets in the area.
We strive to
keep the health of our lake, our customers, our employees and
ourselves a very important aspect of vacationing. This is an ongoing
process and we gladly invite your questions and suggestions.