As boaters across Minnesota prepare to hit the water, they need to keep in mind tips for being safe on cold water as well as their responsibility for staying close to home and practicing socially distancing:

“You know that’s maintaining that distance of at least six-feet and that’s from any point if you’re traveling from home to the lake, stopping to get fuel make sure to take those extra steps to limit the interactions as much as you can.”

The DNR’s Lisa Dugan.