The summer visitors have gone and the 13 lakes of the Whitefish Chain are covered by ice, but WAPOA is finding it a great time to continue our planning efforts for 2020.
October 22, 2019 Yearly Planning Meeting held at Camp Knutson. A review of our activities for the year: what worked, what could be improved, and what could be added. Outside experts made presentations.
November 21, 2019 Richard Smith of Friends of the Headwaters presented the current status of the proposed Enbridge pipeline. There was a large turn-out for this presentation.
November 21, 2019 WAPOA Board Meeting
January 3, 2020 Executive Committee Meeting
January 3, 2020 Meeting with Land Services at Crow Wing County to present our analysis and recommendations for their proposal on the functioning of the county-wide access inspection program.
January 9, 2020 Regular WAPOA Board Meeting
January to March: Formulating our Aquatic Invasive Species Inspection budget. Back and forth communication about budget and schedules with County, DNR, and Corps of Engineers, and other lake associations.
May 1,2020 Executive Committee Meeting
May 28, 2020 Regular Board Meeting
*Sharp-eyed observers on Lower Hay report that it was completely covered with ice on December 5, 2019.