The algae sampling taken by TLBP from July 16. Sights taken were off north Lake Marina and at Wulfy Beach. Antitoxin A was less than 0.2 at both locations. Total Microcystin was less tha 0.3 at North Lake Marina and was 0.3 at Wulfy Beach. The antitoxin A levels are in safe levels but the Microcytin is above safe levels for pets and children less than 5 to drink the water without recommended treatment. So take needed precautions as the toxin level can vary throughout the lake.
Oregon Lakes Assoc. and Portland State are bringing a class to Lakeside on how to monitor lakes in Oregon to gather data for future improvements and to document problems. This could be very useful to our efforts for the betterment of the lake. It is a free class and they will give free monitoing equipment and a guide book. It will be at TLBP office across from Hennicks August 4 from 9am to noon. to register PLEASE RSVP TO : https://goo.gl/forms/yX0Fsvq4uj0ODTk42 website; www.pdx.edu/oregon-lake-watch/ email; email@example.com
TLA had a very successful outreach onJuly3. Our Snack Shack sold out of burgers and hotdogs and made serious dent in ice cream. The Fire Fighters had to get refill on oysters. The fireworks had an excellent display. The entertainment of Tommy Mason solo, the Local Honey Band were excellent and had people dancing. Taylor Winona gave a awsume rendition of the Star Spangeled Banner. We appreciate all the volunteers without whom it would not have been possible. Especially Jullie Robbers and Blume Bauerfor organizing the food and entertainment. Ken Robbers for set up and delivery of equipment and tent for the snack shack.
Due to the fact that our scheduled board meeting happens to fall on July 4 this year we have decided to cancel the meeting. The next board meeting will be board elections on August 1. Remider to any interested in becoming board members please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Water samples taken by TLBP at Wulfy Beach and North Lake Resort have shown toxins within safe limits. This was done June25. This is only sampling and due dilligence is recommended to avoid any blooms seen and prevent pet drinking lake water. All lake water should be treated to standards before use.
The August 1 meeting there will be elections for Board positions for the next year. We are looking for candidates for Board positions. We are always hopeful for new member additions to bring new ideas and views. We have several issues about the lakes. This is your chance to be involved and make a difference. Board positions are President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasure. Present board members have expressed willingness to stay on but anyone interested to get involved may run for positions. Please contact Alan Whitney at email email@example.com for information or to put your name up for election.
Alan Whitney President
TLA, Tenmile Lakes Association
meeting 6/06/2018 at Lakeshore Lodge 6PM
Call to Order
Board Roll Call and Introductions of members. Guests
Approval of minutes from 5/02/2018
Treasurer’s Report- Fire works donation status, Banking status
At Large Member’s Report
TLBP report Mike Mader
Outreach & Membership (Julie Robbers)
Plans to help fund raise for 2018 fireworks on JULY 3, Snack Shack,
State Of Lakes Location Lions Club, August 10
2018 dinner in Nov.
Membership report -Rachael
Lake gauge report
Next approach for low water
Speakers for summer meeting
Oregon Lakes Assoc. Lake monitor meeting
Public Comments and input
Call for Oregon Lake Watch Volunteers
OREGON LAKE WATCH
Help us detect aquatic invasive species and monitor water quality by attending our upcoming Oregon Lake Watch training sessions
Who is looking out for our lakes?
It could be you! At an Oregon Lake Watch (OLW) training session, we can train you to monitor water quality and to find aquatic invasive pests like zebra mussels and aquatic weeds before they become a problem. Sound like a fun and worthy cause? If so, we have training sessions scheduled in:
- Portland on Thursday June 7th
- Bend on Saturday June 16th
- Lakeside (Coos Bay area) on Saturday August 4th
Sign up or request training at other locations on our training session sign up form.
At the training sessions you'll learn:
- how to survey and identify aquatic plant, crayfish, snail, and mussel species
- how monitor and interpret water quality data lake water clarity
- document and view your findings using the iNaturalist and Lake Observer mobile apps
We'll provide the equipment necessary for monitoring, Once you've completed your training and complete two sampling trips per year, you'll receive free membership with our partner organization, the Oregon Lakes Association. If you aren't sure if you want to commit to volunteering with OLW, but want to learn more about invasive species and water quality, come to one of our trainings!
Please consider joining us and pass this invitation along to your friends. We need your help in looking out for Oregon's Lakes.
Thanks, hope to see you soon.
Dr. Angela Strecker and Rich Miller
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Our mailing address is:
Oregon Lake Watch
PO Box 751
Portland State University, ESM Department
Portland, OR 97207
The U tube presentation and demonstration has been moved to Wulfy Beach at 10 AM tomorrow.
Learn how to make your own weed barrier tomorrow the 14th.
There will be a demonstration on how to build a weed barrier on May14 at 10AM. Blume Bauer and Julie Robbers will produce a U tube video of the event for those who want to learn to make their own. The barrier will be 10'x10' and expandable to 10'x20'. That is about as big as 2 people can easily handle. If anyone wants to watch the demonstration it will be at my dock 3422 S Tenmile Lake boat access. For those who are unable or won't build barrier TLA can build a limited number at cost plus small donation. Cost will be on video from demonstration.