The beauty and abundance of things to do are Hayden Lake’s greatest draw. Generations of lake visitors and residents have enjoyed the clear, cool waters and rocky shoreline. Fishing, swimming, boating, sightseeing, and picnicking number among the activities for all to enjoy. And as we engage in this variety of activities, we also bear the responsibility of preserving this special place for years and generations to come.
On April 13, the HLWID hosted the 2021 Annual Spring Community Meeting: Weeds and More. This first in a series of three posts summarizes Jeremey Varley, ISDA’s Noxious Weeds Specialist’s presentation on this year’s invasive and noxious weed treatment plans. (Part 2: Managing Native Plants; Part 3: KCSO on Hayden Lake)
Kootenai’s Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is considering an amendment to the No-Excessive-Wake Ordinance, passed in June 2020: remove the 150-foot limit to the no-excessive-wake zone on the Spokane River, Fernan Lake, and Upper and Lower Twin Lakes. The 300-foot limit on all other county waterways, including Hayden Lake, will remain in effect.
The following is a message from Steve Meyer, the Chairman of the Hayden Lake Watershed