You are invited to attend public meetings in Kenora on August 15, starting at 2pm at the Clarion Lakeside Inn. 

The meetings highlight "from science to action" and the efforts to protect and restore Lake of the Woods water quality by the International Joint Commission, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, and Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Anyone interested in the long-term health of the Lake of the Woods, the research being done to address toxic and nuisance algae in Lake of the Woods and the actions being taken is encouraged to attend.

Send a message to our governments by attending, that Lake of the Woods matters and that you care!

The schedule includes the IJC watershed board's annual public meeting, an update from Minnesota Pollution Control Agency staff on Minnesota's study and plan to establish targets for cutting phosphorus entering Lake of the Woods; and an update from Environment and Climate Change Canada on its science underway on the lake and possible next steps towards developing Canadian phosphorus targets.

This is tremendous opportunity for the public meet the scientists, managers and policy makers and to get a complete picture of what's being done to protect and restore Lake of the Woods and its watershed in the United States, Canada, and internationally. 

Details of the schedule:

2:00-2:45   International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board Update and Q&A

2:45-3:30 Minnesota Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Initiative Update and Q&A

3:30-4:30 Environment and Climate Change Canada Science Plan Update and Q&A

Put August 15, 2 pm on your calendar and please attend the water quality public meetings in Kenora at the Clarion Lakeside Inn. 

For more information please contact, Todd Sellers:
Executive Director, Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation.
866-370-8891
204-981-4285 (cell)
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