Inspectors examine 25 watercraft

Thanks to everyone who volunteered for inspections on Memorial Day weekend.  The weather was cool and rainy, but that did not stop boats for entering or leaving the lake.  The team conducted 25 inspections over two days.  We had 60% coverage over the weekend, far from our in-kind goal of 90% volunteer coverage.  The county…

Let’s keep Lone Lake invasive-free again this year

Lone Lake is again fortunate to qualify for a grant to assist with inspections this summer.  The public access will have inspectors covering the weekends of the fishing opener through Labor Day.  As a result, we need to cover 20% of the hours the county puts in with in-kind inspection hours.  The board has elected…

2017 Lone Lake Inspections

Lone Lake is again fortunate to qualify for a grant to assist with inspections this summer.  The public access will have inspectors covering the weekends of the Fishing Opener through Labor Day.  As a result, we do need to cover 20% of the hours the county puts in via in-kind inspection hours.  The board has…

AIS Changes for 2016

Aitkin County granted funds to LLPOA for the second year in a row to pay for trained inspectors to work at our public launch each weekend between the fishing opener and Labor Day.  This grant requires LLPOA to cover 20% of the total inspection days with volunteer or to pay the cost of inspectors.  LLPOA wishes…

Did you know?

Did you know? In Minnesota is it illegal to: • Transport watercraft without the drain plug removed. • Arrive at lake access with drain plug in place. • Transport aquatic plants, zebra mussels, or other prohibited species, whether dead or alive. • Launch watercraft with prohibited species attached. • Transport water from Minnesota lakes or…

Aquatic Invasive Species Update

With grant more boats get aquatic hitchhiker checks By Linda Szymanski, AIS Team Leader This has been an interesting and innovative year for Lone Lake and the AIS Inspection Program.  Here are some of the highlights: 1. Lone Lake qualified for a grant from the county to conduct AIS inspections each weekend from the Fishing…

Do your bit for Lone’s water quality

Do your bit for Lone’s water quality: Become an Invasive Species Volunteer LLPOA is happy to announce that it received a grant from the Aitkin County AIS Fund to hire trained inspectors to work on weekends at the Lone Lake public launch this summer. The grant stipulates that the lake association must provide volunteers for…

Training for new AIS Volunteers

Training for new Aquatic Invasive Species boat launch volunteers: May 30 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. (followed by an optional 1.5 hour informational session) at Hazelton Township Hall. LLPOA urges you to become a boat inspection volunteer. People who volunteer in this role are vital to helping Lone Lake stay free of invasive species. New…

Fall 2014 Road Clean-up

Thirty Lone Lakers Take to the Road on Clean-Up Day, Sept. 13 Participants included (not in order shown) Jerry Baker, Edna Baker, Roy Carlson, Jane Carlson, Ron Wilkinson, Fred Lane, Mustafa Bulut, Zint Kics, Linda Kics, Steve Frazier, Karen Frazier, Gay Van Slooten, Elaine Palthe, Ward Olson, Dick Preiner, JoAnn Preiner, Ed Hoeve, Mary Hoeve,…

LLPOA to apply for AIS funds

In January LLPOA will submit an application for a grant to combat invasive species in Lone Lake. An Aquatic Invasive Species task force within Aitkin County will be administering the program, which is part of a larger state AIS effort. Funds will be used for lakes throughout the county for AIS education and prevention, to…