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)

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January 2015
Meeting Notice


Wednesday, January 7

7:00 pm at Springside Inn


Welcome Members and Guests


Business Meeting

Full 2015 Meeting Schedule
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Owasco  Flats Nature Reserve Annual Newsletter 2014

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Lake Sampling Data Explained

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OWLA petition  to Joseph Martens: New York State DEC

Below is a link to the OWLA petition "Joseph Martens: New York State DEC:  Prohibit the application of liquid manure on frozen and/or snow-covered soils."  Please help by adding your name to the petition and by passing it on to your contacts.

Our goal is to reach 1000 signatures, and we need your support.
You can read and sign the petition here:

https://www.change.org/p/joseph-martens-new-york-state-dec-prohibit-the-application-of-liquid-manure-on-frozen-and-or-snow-covered-soils?recruiter=169926899&utm_source=share_petition&ut m_medium=email&utm_campaign=share_email_responsi ve

Save The Dates:

March To Lake Day
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Owasco Lake Day
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

DEC Announces Toll-Free Hotline to Report Poachers and Polluters


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, staffed 24/7, connects callers to a DEC police dispatcher.


Minimize Phosphorus Loading

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