Calling all Lake Associations! Register now and attend the 2nd Binational Lake Assocation Network Event

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, Sunny Cove Camp on Rainy Lake (10 mins. east of Fort Frances, Ontario)

  • Learn from other lake associations and experts on hand
  • Build Your Network of Contacts
  • Revitalize your membership
  • Access great program info at our Display Booths!

Guest speakers:  Jeff Forester, Executive Director, Minnesota Lakes and Rivers Advocates and Todd Sellers, Executive Director, Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation.

Pre-registration is required with a nominal $25 CAD fee which includes morning coffee break and lunch - Register now

Did you know there are over 40 lake associations in the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed – some in Canada, some in the U.S. Plan to attend this event on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 where you can meet your watershed neighbors, discuss common issues and take home fresh, new ideas!

Guest Speakers include:

  • Jeff Forester, Executive Director, Minnesota Lakes and Rivers Advocates
  • Todd Sellers, Executive Director, Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation.

Pre-registration is required with a nominal $25 CAD fee which includes morning coffee break and lunch -- Register now 

Agenda

8:00-9:00

Display/Poster Set-up

9:00-10:00

Registration and Networking

10:00-10:15

Welcome and Overview of DayKelli Saunders, Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation

10:15-10:45

A Lake Based Strategy for Protecting Lakes: the Power of Local Grassroots – Jeff Forester, Minnesota Lakes and Rivers Advocates

10:45-12:30

Lake Association Roundtable – Tell us about your organization (10-15 mins each)

12:30-1:30

LUNCH

Keynote speaker: Todd Sellers, Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation

1:30-2:30

Break Out Session

1.     If you could re-do a project/program/initiative, what would it be and why?

2.     As an association, what is on your wish list?

2:30-3:00

Report Back from each break out group

3:00-3:15

Next Steps and Closing Remarks – Kelli Saunders

3:15-3:30

Closing Video (5 minutes) – produced by Chelsie Xavier-Blower (graduate of the Fleming Environmental Visual Communication Program)