Welcome to the ICOLA Website!
Big News: ICOLA now has its own PO Box #1001
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
November 15th from 1:30 to 3:30pm
The University of Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Health
The Webinar will cover proper application and management of septic systems and wells to limit the impact of chemicals of emerging concern in Minnesota's Environment.
(A webinar is an event that can be viewed at home on your computer).
Details/registration can be found here:
More information and other events:
Our next ICOLA meeting will be on
Wednesday, February 20th, 7pm
Itasca County Courtnouse Boardroom
Minutes (draft) from our October Meeting have been posted on the Minutes page.
It is with regret that we must inform you of the passing of long-time ICOLA member and officer Barbara Ryan. A memorial service will be held November 3rd.
Please check out the latest newsletters from our member associations!
(This is a large file, be patient as it downloads).
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