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The DLA is now on Twitter!!!: Follow us @BeautifulDeerLk
Best Snow of the Season
--light, fluffy and lots--
returns to Deer Lake!
Itasca Area Business Water Summit
The Summit is meant to gather representatives from area resorts, campgrounds, lake service providers, marine dealers, sporting goods and bait shops, fishing guides, and other similar area businesses who provide products or services to water-related visitors and property owners. The idea is to raise awareness about AIS, and then invite businesses to partner with us to prevent further AIS infestation in area waters. Event Flyer https://goo.gl/DkGFhg
You can help by alerting your lake service providers and encouraging the other listed businesses you patronize to RSVP by Mar 1 and attend on Mar 14.
DLA is introducing the Beautiful Deer Lake Water Quality Initiative. It long-term effort including AIS prevention strategies and initiatives to improve water quality by reducing phosphorus loads dumped into Deer Lake by streams, septic systems, storm-water run-off, and shoreline erosion. DLA is asking Deer Lake property owners to open our hearts to the lake and take action. Please join our effort to improve Deer Lake water quality. Thank you.
Do you need your driveway plowed, or help with docks and lifts, or other professional services?
2018 Calendar of DLA Events
The DLA Board is hard at work scheduling next years' Events!!
(Click this link for the AIS page)
NEW: Watch this if you dare!
This year will provide opportunities to enhance our efforts to prevent Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) from ruining our lake. The Minnesota State Legislature has provided the county governments 10 million for this effort. Itasca County will receive over a half million dollars annually as its share. We will see enhanced programs from access inspection and decontamination opportunities to training in detection and monitoring Deer Lake for many forms of AIS. Among the various aspects of the AIS Program in Itasca County is the Community Action Projects (CAP). This is a grant program designed to provide associations, organizations and water-oriented businesses with funds for local projects. These could be supplemental to what is being done across the county, or for innovative ideas. Most CAP program grants will require matching funds or volunteer hours.
Here is some additional information:
Please do not use Bear Island wood for camp fires on the Island.
Be sure to bring your own firewood!
(Photo by Donalyn Dealy)
Anybody remember the giant slide at Pinehurst Lodge in the old days?
New DLA Deer Lake Map!
Deer Lake Map available for purchase !
Available for purchase from the DLA Boutique.
If you're interested, place an order by sending an email to Elise Widen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Boating on Deer Lake Photo by Sanna Pederson
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