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

To contact: Click here



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

Join Today

OWLA December Meeting


Wednesday, December 3, 2014

7:00 pm at Springside Inn


Welcome Members and Guests


Updates here soon

Minimize Phosphorus Loading

“What Property Owners Can Do to Minimize Phosphorus Loading to Owasco Lake,” presented by Eileen O’Connor, Cayuga County Health Department, at the October OWLA meeting. Click Here:

To read the transcript of The Citizen  online Q&A  on October 23,  featuring OWLA members Jim Beckwith, Bob Brower, and Charlie Greene,

Click here

Lake Sampling Data Explained

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Save The Dates:

March To Lake Day
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Owasco Lake Day
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

DEC Announces New Toll-Free Hotline to Report Poachers and Polluters


Members of the public will be able to instantly report poachers and polluters using a new toll-free hotline that will help to ensure strict enforcement of environmental laws that protect the State's natural resources.  


The toll-free hotline number is 1-844-DEC-ECOS (1-844-332-3267).


The line will be staffed 24/7 and connect callers to a DEC police dispatcher.