Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Annual Meeting Details: June 29th


June is upon us and it’s time to start thinking about the Long Lake Area Association Annual meeting.  This year’s meeting will be held on Saturday June 29th at the Hubbard Community Center.


Starting at 9:30 am and running until 10:00 am we will have registration for 2024-2025 membership and refreshments.  There will also be a number of interactive stations available to visit.

  • Chat with Keith Manlove, a Lake Friendly Gardener, about Lake shore Buffers and More - Sign up for a free site visit at your lake shore with our Master Gardener team.
  • View, Touch and Hear About Long Lakes Aquatic Vegetation - Sign up for a free dock visit to learn about what is growing around your dock and lake shore.
  • Drop off a Drinking Water Sample for Nitrate Testing – Please read and complete the
    submission form instructions before you gather your water sample. The Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District will conduct the analysis. Results will be emailed to participants.
  • Watch the CD3 System Video – Discuss other tools available to prevent the spread of AIS.
  • Protect Loons By Dropping Off Lead Tackle and Old Fishing Line – Enter in a drawing for tungsten fishing tackle.

The Business meeting will begin at 10:00 am and concludes approximately at noon.  

Our guest speaker this year is Nicole Kovar, from the Minnesota DNR.  She will present Whats Growing at the End of My Dock?” Nicole has extensive background on how wildlife, birds, and fish benefit from aquatic vegetation and how native plants help sustain Long Lakes healthy water quality. Afterwards board reports will be presented and the Ice-off contest drawing will take place. 


Board elections will be held for the 2024-2025 At Large” and Neighborhood 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 positions.

NOTE: If you would like to be considered as a candidate, please reach out to longlakeliving@gmail.com. The time commitment would be, at a minimum, 10-12 hours a year plus additional time for involvement on one or more committees.


We will conclude our meeting with several Door prize drawings. You must be present to win!

You do not need to be a member to attend the meeting, bring your friends and neighbors to learn more about Long Lake!  



Don’t forget the July 4th Flotilla.  Get your decorating ideas and join the flotilla at 3:50 pm on the lake near New Frontier Resort. The flotilla will start at 4:00 pm. If you can’t take part in the flotilla join the fun on shore and cheer the boats as they go by.


Please note:  If there is inclement weather (high winds, rain, thunderstorms) at 3:00 pm, the Flotilla will be canceled.


Be sure to familiarize yourself with the boating rules and regulations found in the DNR 2024 Minnesota Boating Guide. Have a safe and happy July 4th!


Read the newsletter to learn more about what is happening on the lake.  You will find the links for the drinking water testing submission form and the CD3 video in the newsletter.