Panoway Spring Highlights

March 31, 2022By The Wayzata ConservancyInsights

Spring is on the horizon in Wayzata and with new warmth comes thoughts of Lake Street, a lake view and Panoway. Spring Splash – May 14 The Spring Splash is coming to Panoway on Saturday, May 14. This family – friendly event is hosted by the City of Wayzata and the Wayzata Conservancy to highlight … Read More

Welcome Peter Hitch!

February 1, 2022By The Wayzata ConservancyInsights

The Wayzata Conservancy Board of Directors has selected Peter Hitch as its new Executive Director. Beginning in February; Peter will be serving with Blake Sandvold who has assumed the role of Chair after Andrew Mullin stepped down after serving his full three year term as Executive Chair. “Peter is a well known community leader in … Read More

Panoway: Benefiting the Environment and Lake Ecology

December 13, 2021By The Wayzata ConservancyInsights

Overview Wayzata’s shoreline offers a unique connection to nature that few other cities can claim. For more than 150 years, the waterfront has drawn many to work and live near its beauty. Unfortunately, the growth and popularity of the lake has come at a cost. Flourishing residential, business, and recreational communities have impacted water quality, … Read More

2021: The Year in Review

November 12, 2021By The Wayzata ConservancyInsights

Dear Friends, This past year, thanks in part to the generous support of our community and friends like you, the Wayzata Conservancy  has achieved a number of major milestones that have helped preserve and enhance our treasured downtown lakefront. Examples include: The funding and dedication of the 9/11 Memorial along Lake Street Listing the Section … Read More

The Panoway Project: Stewards of the Lake- A local Group of Conservations take on the Panoway project in hopes to inspire the lakeside community

April 30, 2021By The Wayzata ConservancyNews

Since October 2020 generations of Wayzata residents have been enjoying a multi-faceted urban and ecological endeavor geared toward celebrating one of Minnesota’s most illustrious natural resources—Lake Minnetonka. Named for the panoramic vista of Wayzata bay, this project, now known as the “Panoway”, brings together cutting-edge urban design and environmental sensitivity to form a stretch along … Read More

A New Chapter Begins for Panoway

February 23, 2021By The Wayzata ConservancyNews

One of the bright spots in 2020 was the transformation of Wayzata’s lakefront with the completion of Phase I of Panoway on Wayzata Bay. After nearly a decade of planning, residents finally got to enjoy the benefits of this new and improved connection between Lake Street and Lake Minnetonka.  The success of Phase I has … Read More