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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Next OWLA Meeting

Wednesday,

December 7, 2016

Springside Inn

7 pm

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Owasco Lake on 2016 DEC 303 list as impaired due to HABs

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Owasco Watershed Lake Association Meeting

December 7, 2016

Springside Inn at 7:00 PM

Draft Agenda

Welcome Members and Guests

Call to Order:

7PM Presentation: Andy Zepp; Executive Director, Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT)

Andy will provide an overview of FLLT’s Conservation Strategy for the Finger Lakes. The report proposes $100 million in funding recommendations to address the “Top 10” water quality issues faced by all of the Finger Lakes. Andy also hopes to collect additional information from OWLA members.

7:30PM

I.        Roll Call Sheet

II.      Approval of October, 2016 Minutes - Gilda Brower

III.    Financial Report - Jeff Trescot

IV      President’s Report  (Strategic Planning for 2017; The Sluiceway at Emerson Park; SON)

7:50PM

V.     Committee Reports

A. OWLA’s Testing for 2016 - Ken Kudla

B. Ad Hoc Notification Group Update - Peter Rogers

C. Fox Toyota Watershed Projects – Rick Nelson

8:20PM             

VI.      Old Business   

            D.  Communications - Carolyn Hiza

            E.  Membership - Rosemarie Romano

 F. CAFO Permit Update Dana Hall

VII.     New Business      

8:30 PM Adjourn