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)

Status of Owasco Lake:

Dr. John Halfman’s Report from
Lake Day 2014
Click Here

Join Today

OWLA November Meeting


Wednesday, November 5, 2014

7:00 pm at Springside Inn


Welcome Members and Guests


Guest Speaker Ed Wagner, Supervisor, Town of Owasco


“Update on Extending Sewer District in Owasco”


Business Meeting:


Communications Report

Membership Update

Report on Organization of Lake Sections

Water Testing and Algae Bloom Update

Owasco Lake Watershed Council Report

Report on Lake Levels


We value your opinions and ideas

regarding OWLA and encourage you to participate in OWLA meetings.

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:

“Love Your Land” - Make a Plan

Workshop to help landowners plan for the future of their land

November 14, 2014

First Presbyterian Church, Skaneateles

Details: www.extendonondaga.org/love-your-land-make-a-plan/

Help Protect Owasco Lake and its Watershed

10 Things You Can Do

Click here:

Countywide Forum on Manure Runoff in Our Watershed

Countywide Forum:

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6 – 8 pm

Cayuga Onondaga BOCES, 1879 West Genesee St. Rd, Auburn, NY
For more information 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