Monday, August 24, 2015

Owasco Watershed Lake Association Meeting - September 2nd

Owasco Watershed Lake Association Meeting
September 2, 2015
Springside Inn at 7:00 PM

Draft Agenda
Welcome Members and Guests
Call to Order

    Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation District Advanced
    Agriculture Technologies
      Presenter:  Jason Cuddeback, Conservation Tec/Grazing Specialist
I.        Roll Call Sheet
II.      Approval of August 5, 2015 Minutes - Gilda Brower
III.    Financial Report - Jeff Trescot    
IV.    Committee Reports
            A.  Membership Update - Rosemarie Romano
                  1. Cove Captains; Watershed Kit - Jean Canizzo; Linda Vitale
                  2. Membership Assistance
B.  Communication - Carolyn Hiza
            C.  Organizational Committee Reports
            D.  Water Testing/Monitoring- Ken Kudla; Drew Schell
V.      Old Business
              A.  Lake Levels - Ed Wagner
  B.  Asian Clams - Ed Wagner        
              C.  Dutch Hollow project - Charlie Greene
VI.    New Business
              A.  Strategic Planning effort
              B.  Ad Hoc Notification Group
              C. Whole Farms Best-Practices          
VII.  Wrap-up (next meeting; assignments; agenda planning items)


We value your opinions and ideas regarding OWLA and encourage you to participate in OWLA meetings.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Watershed Restoration Project stalled

The Auburn Citizen is reporting today that Dutch Hollow Brook Watershed Restoration Project has been stopped pending release of funds by NY state. This project is hoped to have significant effect in preventing nutrients from entering Dutch Hollow Brook and Owasco Lake. We hope our state Leaders will act quickly to complete the funding for this important project.

Read the full article here:

Link to the original project funding announcement article from April 2014: