Welcome to Friends of the Firesteel
We are a dedicated group of volunteers, members, donors, and partners on a mission to clean up Lake Mitchell and Firesteel Creek's water quality issues. At the same time, we are also enhancing the recreational opportunity's for generations to come. Join us in helping to protect our areas most treasured water assets.
Friends of the Firesteel is a 501(c)(3), not for profit organization, formed out of the previous City of Mitchell Lake Committee for the purpose of assisting the city with fundraising, water quality and project improvement education, and community building around our goal of cleaning up Lake Mitchell and the Firesteel Creek Watershed.
Through Area and Community education, support and action; secure sufficient financing (along with the City of Mitchel) to fund:
1. The substantial reduction of in-lake algae, phosphorus, and other contaminated run-off;
2. An enhancement of the fishery and fish habitat;
3. A continuous lake preservation program that will forever maintain the water and lake quality needed for our Vision of a vibrant lake and watershed.More about us
Recent News / Updates
Your membership in the grass roots effort to engage our community with project education, event opportunities, fundraising, and fellowship. As a member of Friends of the Firesteel, receive quarterly email updates and one free Friends of Firesteel event pass. Events may include family triathlons, fishing tournaments, tour of homes, Fourth of July boat parades and much more.
Lake Mitchell Project Informational
SD Game Fish and Parks
Phosphorus & Microcystin Levels in Center of Lake Mitchell by Week & Year: