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 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.

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_sourc e=share_petition&utm_medium=email& utm_campaign=share_email_responsi ve

Strategic Action Plan
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Owasco Watershed Lake Association Meeting

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Springside Inn at 7:00 PM

Draft Agenda

Welcome Members and Guests

Call to Order

I.    Roll Call Sheet

II.    Approval, March 2015 Minutes - Gilda Brower

III.  Financial Report - Jeff Trescot

IV.  Committee Reports

A. Membership: Rosemarie Romano, Norma Leone

B. Communication - Carolyn Hiza

C. March to Lake Day, March 7, 2015: Bob Brower
Pledge to staff, Moravia Central School District

D. Lake Day Committee, June 24, 2015: Rick Nelson

E. Nominating Committee: Ann Robson

F. Water Testing/Monitoring: Ken Kudla, Drew Snell

V.      Old Business

Organizational Reports:

Owasco Lake Watershed Mgt Council: Jim Beckwith

Finger Lakes Regional Watrshd Alliance: Bob Brower

WQMA Update: Bob Brower

OWLA Strategic Plan Status: Kathy Cappella

IGNITE and OWLA: A pending collaboration: Ken Kudla

Whole Farm Best Practices Partnership:
     Ken Kudla and Rick Nelson

Manure Spreading Advisory Committee, Plans and Progress:
     Mike Didio, Peter Caplan or Ken Kudla

VI.    New Business

A. The Status of the OWLA Enhanced Watershed Actions      Program in the NYS 2015-16 Budget

B. The Proposed NYSDEC Harmful Algae Bloom (HABS) Pilot      Monitoring Program

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


Save The Date:
Owasco Lake Day
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

2015 OWLA Meeting Dates
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