Author Archives: Dan Kadlec

Isola Bella Passage Blocked

A clearly marked barrier has been installed under the Isola Bella bridge, the latest step to curb the spread of non-native hydrilla. There will be no easy passage for kayaks, canoes, and swimmers this year and probably next. The barrier … Read More

New Season Opens with Launch Monitors at Marina

The year-round work of keeping the lakes clean and safe has been largely invisible to the community for decades. That will change this summer as the Twin Lakes Association steps up efforts to rid the lake of harmful invasive plants. Beginning … Read More

Study on Hydrilla Spread to Six Lakes in Connecticut

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2023 water quality report

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Meeting Minutes April 11, 2024

NOTES FROM TWIN LAKES ASSOCIATION MEETING APRIL 11 – 8:00 am Present: Peter Neely, Russ Conklin, Bill Barton, Grant Bogle, Carey, Fiertz, David Ma<hus, Rich Haupt, Adam Mayer, Jean Bell, Jeff Bravin and Jackie Blombach, Dan Kadlec WATERSHED STUDY: Peter … Read More

2023 Aquatic Plant Monitoring Report

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Hyrdilla Brings New Focus And Some Big Changes

The discovery of invasive hydrilla last year around the marina and in the shallow waters north of the state boat launch has prompted a sweeping change in how the Twin Lakes Association board plans to safeguard water quality for the … Read More

Meeting Minutes Feb. 6, 2024

TLA Board Meeting February 6, 2024 Noon-1:30 pm Via Zoom Present: Grant Bogle, Rich Haupt, Eric Stoer, Russ Conklin, Carey Fiertz, David Mathus, Dan Kadlec, Dan Vogus, Jackie Blombach, Adam Mayer, Bill Barton, Pat Miller, Jean Bell, Erica Cohn Grant … Read More

Meeting Minutes Dec. 21, 2023

Attendees:  Grant Bogle, Bill Barton, Jean Bell, Jackie Blombach, Erica Cohn, Jeff Cox, Russ Conklin, Carey Fiertz, Dave Haab, Rich Haupt, Dan Kadlec and Adam Mayer Notes from the Meeting: Russ Conklin shared the status of the year end reports … Read More

TLA Letter Seeks Funds to Battle Spread of Hydrilla

The Twin Lakes Association board has released the following letter regarding the escalating costs of lake management, including efforts to eradicate the invasive hydrilla plant. The letter will go out to a broader community of lake goers in coming days. … Read More