Welcome to the ICOLA Website!
Big News: ICOLA now has its own PO Box #1001
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Our next meeting will be our
Annual Business Meeting
Wednesday July 18, 2018
At the Marcell Family Center
(note change of venue: not the Town Hall)
Potluck begins at 5:30pm
Meeting starts at 6pm
ICOLA will supply brats, buns, plates and pop.
Our Meeting will feature:
Elections for Officers
Various Reports on Recent Projects and AIS
News from Around the Horn
And a special Panel Discussion with
Terry Snyder: County Commissioner, District 2
Jim Gustafson: Environmental Services Department
John Davis: Deer Lake Association
Minutes (draft) from our June Meeting have been posted on the Minutes page.
Itasca County Lake Data Compilation and Clean-up
Final Report from RMB Labs
Please check the status of your lake and follow the recommended steps in the report.
Report from RMB Labs on the risk for AIS infestation on 50 Itasca County Lakes:
Also, take a look at this terribly beautiful U-Tube on AIS:
Please have your Lake Association Join (or Renew) ICOLA: ICOLA-dues-invoice
SWCD has grants available for shoreland work: SWCD Conservation
County AIS Program:
Please consider applying for an AIS Community Action Project (CAP) matching grant (see below for application).
Background about the AISP can be found here: PSA about Itasca AISP
The Summary and basic budget of the AISP is here: AISP Summary
The Community Action Projects Aplication is here: CAP Application
For more information contact Bill Grantges, AISP Coordinator:
Itasca County AIS Program Facebook page
AIS Program mailing address: PO BOX 189, Grand Rapids MN 55744
Our regularly scheduled meetings are the third Wed of Feb, Apr, Jun, Jul, Oct,
at 7:00pm at the County Courthouse.
Our Annual Business meeting in July is in Marcell.
ICOLA mailing address: PO Box 1001, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Patty Gould St. Aubin, President 218-259-1603
Bill Grantges, Vice President 218-256-4243
Helen Adamson, Treasurer,
Catherine McLynn, Secretary