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…

July 4th Weekend AIS Inspections

July 4th weekend – inspectors provided 100% coverage From Friday, July 4th at 7 a..m. until Sunday night at 7 p.m., boaters who entered Lone Lake at the public launch heard the same message: to protect the lake from invasive species, boaters must “clean, drain and dry” their watercraft and recreational equipment. During the 3-day…

DNR trains area AIS volunteers

On Saturday, June 7th, Lone Lake sponsored the Minnesota DNR Aquatic Invasive Species Volunteer Training session in conjunction with ACLARA and Farm Island Lake at the Hazelton Township Hall. Thirty-nine individuals participated in the morning session, with 23 attending from Lone Lake. Justin Swart, Regional DNR Watercraft Inspection Program Assistant, led the newly-instituted program, which…