The Iowa Great Lakes Association is committed to the Lakes area and its watershed. We promote environmental improvements and are an active influence in promotion for environmental health and quality-of-life in the Iowa Great Lakes.


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Zebra Mussels Video

October 13, 2016
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Watch the latest Iowa Great Lakes Video to learn about the Zebra Mussel issue in the Iowa Great Lakes.

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Bur Oak Blight Video

September 30, 2016

Bur Oak Blight continues to be an area of focus for your Iowa Great Lakes Association. Listen as our President, Bill VanOrsdel explains the blight as you see the vast expanse of affected trees right in our own backyard. They can be treated, so please…

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Bur Oak Blight Update

September 29, 2016

This past Monday an informational meeting was held at Gull Point State Park to discuss Bur Oak Blight (BOB) that is affecting many of the majestic trees in our community. Please click on the link below to read an article published in this week’s Dickinson…

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Bur Oak Blight Program – Monday, September 26

September 22, 2016

Bur Oak Blight (BOB) has been a hot topic as of late in the Iowa Great Lakes.  Below you will find information regarding a public meeting sponsored by the Dickinson…

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IGLA releases information about Bur Oak Blight

September 9, 2016

The Iowa Great Lakes Association (IGLA) considers BOB a major threat to our environment on the same level as Zebra Mussels, Asian Jumping Carp and CAFO’s. BOB may be the…

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Johnson-Ross New IGLA Community Development Manager

August 3, 2016

Iowa Great Lakes Association President, Bill VanOrsdel, has announced Jen Johnson-Ross as the new Community Development Manager of the association dedicated to protecting, preserving and enhancing our lakes and environment.…

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