2023 Agenda

The 2023 Prairie Lakes Conference Agenda

 

Wednesday, August 9th 5 p.m. РBoettcher Family Farm.  Conservation Practices and Dinner.
Thursday, August 10th

8 a.m. – Meet at MiniWakan State Park for Registration

8:45 a.m. – Load bus and depart (due to congestion, personal cars are strongly discouraged).

9 a.m. – Loon Lake Park – Discussion of Minnesota Practices

10:30 a.m. – Wallace and Bowers/Blackrock

Noon — Lunch at MiniWakan Shelter

1 p.m. – Anglers Bay/Sandbar Slough

2:30 p.m. – Hogsback/Shallow Lake Management/Upland/Marble/Hottes

4:30 p.m. – Return to MiniWakan State Park

5 p.m. – West O Reception

Friday, August 11th

8 a.m. – Meet at MiniWakan State Park

8:15 a.m. — Load bus and depart (due to congestion, personal cars are strongly discouraged)

8:30 a.m. – Field Tour – Hoien/Drinking Water Challenges/Orleans Hatchery

10:30 a.m. – Changes in Water Quality – Presentation by Mike Hawkins

12 p.m. – Keynote Speaker – Joe Ulman Spirit Lake Protective Association

Afternoon Field Tour – Kayak at Lakeside Lab and discussion of aquatic vegetation and water quality.

Saturday, August 12th All Day Okoboji Blue Water Festival (www.okobojibluewaterfestival.com)