Greater Lake Sylvia Association

Working to maintain and improve Lake Sylvia

Welcome

GLSA memberships is open to residents and friends of Lake Sylvia. Membership dues are $100 once a year.

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The mission of the Great Lake Sylvia Association is to

protect and improve the quality of

East Lake Sylvia and West Lake Sylvia in Wright County, Minnesota.

To JOIN or RENEW your membership, please click on the green oval buttons above.

Note:  Be sure all of your information is up to date! If you have any address or phone number changes, 

please notify Membership Committee Chairperson Lisa Peery   uragoodboy@gmail.com or 320-274-6655.

  Thank you!

 2021 GLSA EVENTS:

  • Annual GLSA Meeting -  Saturday,  June 5th, South Haven City Hall
  • Fireworks - Friday, July 2, 2021 - West lake at dusk
  • 4th of July Boat Parade -11:30 am 
  • GLSA Golf Tournament - July 10th at Southbrook                        
  • Lake Sylvia Art Event - Postponed until June 2022
  • Annual PicnicAugust 21st, Camp Chi Rho, 4-8pm 

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President
Russ Fortner 

russfortner@hotmail.com 

612-865-5470

Vice-President
Lisa Peery 

uragoodboy@gmail.com

320-274-6655

Treasurer
Steve Hoien 

 steve71460@gmail.com  

952-250-7979

Secretary
Renee Wyffels 

renee.wyffels@gmail.com 

320-339-0999


GLSA Board of Directors
Blaine Barkley  lksylvia@lakedalelink.net                                Mike McNellis  mmcnelis@lakedalelink.net

Stephani Lind  splind@comcast.net          Jan Evenson    evensonjan39@hotmail.com

Jerry Euteneuer  euteneuerd@aol.com                                 Keith Schaunaman kschaunaman@gmail.com 
Jim Gray jgray@aafedt.com                                                                Ken Schumacher  
Jim Maciej  jvm1@windstream.net                           
Steph Schaunaman  2stephm@gmail.com

Mark Struble   mark.c.struble@gmail.com                          Claire Dempsey  dempseymn@aol.com

~~~~~~Update on Starry Stonewort (Ssw) Surveys and Treatments~~~~~~~

Attached is a five year report of the monitoring and management of starry stonewort at West Lake Sylvia.

It is great news to see how successful management and containment of this species has been over the last 5 years.

Thanks to all those who donated and worked on this project.

Reminder: It Takes Just One.....

GLSA water quality teams have worked for many years to maintain the quality of the lake that draws people from all over central Minnesota to the Annandale area.  Each year Lake Sylvia residents contribute tens of thousands of dollars to maintain the beauty and clarity of the lake.  Many water related issues such as zebra mussels have no cure or any way to manage the issue, they simply degrade the lake over time.   The main point of entry of an invasive specie that will degrade our lake that everyone loves is a boat landing.  Lake Sylvia pays to have inspectors at the DNR public landing seven days a week, 12 hours a day to inspect the boats that come to enjoy Lake Sylvia. The inspectors are not there to “catch” a boater doing something wrong, they are there to educate the public while protecting the lake.  People that look for ways to launch their boats without inspection using a private landing are the greatest threat to the lake.  It just takes one boat to undo years of work, tens of thousands of dollars in control costs, and hundreds and hundreds of volunteer hours to introduce a new unmanageable issue such as spiny water fleas or any of several other issues to the lake.  Don’t Be The One that undoes years of effort  that  keep Lake Sylvia clean and clear.

Please have your boat inspected free of charge by a trained inspector at the public landing.

Practice safe boating this summer! 

Click the link below for the MN Boating Guide from the DNR

https://files.dnr.state.mn.us/rlp/regulations/boatwater/boatingguide.pdf


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