Welcome to the ICOLA Website!

Big News:  ICOLA now has its own PO Box #1001

Grand Rapids,  MN  55744

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Septic Webinar

November 15th from 1:30 to 3:30pm

Hosted by

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:

Webinar: Septic and Well Education

More information and other events:

https://septic.umn.edu/septic-system-owners/trainingevents

 

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Our next ICOLA meeting will be on 

Wednesday, February 20th, 7pm

at the

Itasca County Courtnouse Boardroom

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Minutes (draft) from our October Meeting have been posted on the Minutes page.

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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.

Details can be found here.

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Please check out the latest newsletters from our member associations!

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Click Here for "What's Up with Our Lakes" an interesting and important presentation from John Downing, World-Class Limnologist and Director of the Minnesota Sea Grant, Duluth

(This is a large file, be patient as it downloads).

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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.

Itasca_DataReport_2018

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Report from RMB Labs on the risk for AIS infestation on 50 Itasca County Lakes:

Itasca_AIS Risk Assessment

Also, take a look at this terribly beautiful U-Tube on AIS:

Itasca and Aquatic Invasive Species

Itasca AIS YouTube Channel

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Please have your Lake Association Join (or Renew) ICOLA:  ICOLA-dues-invoice

 

More Lake News:

SWCD has grants available for shoreland work: SWCD Conservation

 

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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:

Bill Grantges
218-256-9100
Itasca.AIS.Coordinator@Gmail.com
Twitter: @IC_AIS

  Itasca County AIS Program Facebook page
AIS Program mailing address:  PO BOX 189, Grand Rapids MN 55744

 

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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

pgs@mchsi.com

Bill Grantges, Vice President  218-256-4243
bill@grantges.net

Helen Adamson, Treasurer,
hadamson10@hotmail.com

Catherine McLynn, Secretary

cat@mclynn.net

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