FORT FRANCES & Rainy River District

International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board - Public Meeting

2020 PUBLIC MEETING OF THE
INTERNATIONAL RAINY-LAKE OF THE WOODS WATERSHED BOARD


The International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board invites you to attend a virtual
meeting with the Board on October 2nd, 2020 at 12:45pm Central Time.


To participate in this virtual meeting please RSVP via Eventbrite by September 30th, 2020. Details
about how to participate in the virtual meeting will be provided closer to the meeting date.
This meeting is an opportunity to hear about the activities of the Board and its Committees, ask
questions, and express concerns.


Following the meeting with the Board you are invited to stay online for an agency update.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Environment and Climate Change Canada will be
speaking about the work underway by their respective agencies to address toxic and nuisance
algae in the watershed.


All are welcome! Please circulate this invitation to others who may be interested.

If you require additional information, please contact:
Wellsley Hamilton
IRLWWB Canadian Secretary
Wellsley.Hamilton@canada.ca

Scott Jutila
IRLWWB U.S. Secretary
Scott.A.Jutila@usace.army.mil


The International Joint Commission formed the International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board
to assist with binational coordination of water quality efforts for the entire boundary watershed and to
coordinate the management of the water levels and flows on Rainy and Namakan lakes and the Rainy River.
Further information on the International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board is available at
http://ijc.org/en_/RLWWB


The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) monitors environmental quality, offers technical and
financial assistance, and enforces environmental regulations. The agency finds and cleans up spills or leaks
that can affect our health and environment. Staff develop statewide policy, and support environmental
education. https://www.pca.state.mn.us/about


Environment and Climate Change Canada informs Canadians about protecting and conserving our natural
heritage, and ensuring a clean, safe and sustainable environment for present and future generations.
https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change.html

Date: 
Friday, October 2, 2020 - 12:45pm
Event Type: 
Location: 
Online