Though this website is active, the Pope County Coalition of Lakes disbanded in 2015
ONE OF POPE COUNTY’S MANY RECREATIONAL LAKES
OUR OBJECTIVES AND GOALS
SECTION 1. The COLA is organized to facilitate cooperation among member lake associations and assist in fostering wise and legal use of lake areas. It recognizes te following goals:
A. To identify and analyze environmental impact prolems in the lake areas.
B. To develop guidelines relative to the proper development, improvement and preservation of the lakes, their shorelands and watersheds.
C. To present such guidelines and COLA positions to agencies of government, business and private individuals in order to bring appropriate action for the effective use of these valuable natural resources.
D. To disseminate information relative to the above goals to the members and the general public.
SECTION 2. The COLA recognizes the existence of other organizations that promote its goals and the Minnesota Lakes Association.
SECTION 3. The COLA shall work in conjunction with federal, state and local agencies, both public and private, to maintain and improve the quality of the lakes.