What is the Owasco Watershed
Lake Association?

OWLA is a citizen-based association that promotes cooperation and leadership in the comprehensive management of land use, water quality, recreation, agriculture and a host of other issues as they pertain to Owasco Lake and its watershed.

Owasco Watershed Lake Association (OWLA) is a 501 C-3 not-for-profit corporation founded to educate the public on the environmental management, preservation, wise use, and appreciation of Owasco Lake and its watershed.

Visit OWLA at:

Owasco Lake Watershed Inspector

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Other information about  Owasco Lake at: Owasco Watershed Network (OWN)

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2015 OWLA Meeting Dates
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Strategic Action Plan
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Lake Sampling Results

June 10 to Sept 2, 2014

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OWLA Board Election
Slate of Nominees

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Owasco Watershed Lake Association Meeting        

Wednesday, June  3, 2015

Springside Inn at 7:00 PM


Welcome Members and Guests

Call to Order

I.     Roll Call Sheet

II.    Approval of May 6, 2015 Minutes – Gilda Brower

III.   Financial Report - Jeff Trescot

IV.   Committee Reports

          A.  Membership Update:
                  Norma Leone, Rosemarie Romano

                  1. Cove Captains - Jean Cannizzo

          B.  Communication - Carolyn Hiza

          C.  Lake Day - June 24, 2015- Rick Nelson

          D. OWLA Board Elections - Ann Robson

          E. Water Testing/Monitoring- Ken Kudla; Drew Snell

V.     Old Business

           A.   Dutch Hollow Project  - Charlie Greene

          B.   Owasco Lake Watershed Management Council
                   Jim Beckwith

          C.   Finger Lakes Regional Watershed
                   Alliance Meeting - Bob Brower

          D.   Water Quality Management Association Update -                     Bob Brower

          E.   OWLA Strategic Plan Status - Kathy Cappella

          F.   Whole Farm Best Practices Partnership -
                    Ken Kudla and Rick Nelson

          G.  Manure Spreading Advisory Committee:
                    Plans and Progress -

                    Mike Didio, Peter Caplan, Ken Kudla

          H.   Lake Level Regulations – Bill Phillips

          I.    Status of OWLA’s Enhanced
                    Watershed Actions Program in NYS

                   2015-2016 Budget – Bob Brower

VI.     New Business

VII.   Wrap-up (next meeting; assignments; agenda                  planning items)


We value your opinions and ideas regarding OWLA and encourage you to participate in OWLA meetings.

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