HOCP General Meeting – June 10-11 2016 – Voyageurs National Park

Rainy Lake Visitor Center – 1797 Town Rd. 342, International Falls, MN 56649, United States

(11 miles east of International Falls on Highway 11 East)

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(Note – times are in CST)


Friday, June 10

8:30 am                    Meet at Rainy Lake Visitor Center (coffee & doughnuts)

8:45 am                     Board the Voyageur Tour Boat  



9:00 – 11:30 am               Grand Tour of Rainy Lake (west side)

                                                  Park Interpreter – Melissa Sweger


-Register early – Maximum 49 people

-Boat docks at Little American Island for a ¼ mile accessible hike

-In case of inclement weather the boat has a lower enclosed deck


& Introductions:



11:45 am                                      Lunch: Rainy Lake Visitor Center

Sandwiches from Subway- bring cash

12:30 pm                                    Remote Border Crossings – U.S. Border Patrol


 1:30 pm                                      International Joint Commission (Water Lake Levels)

                                                        Pam Tomevi

2:30 pm                                      IRRRB

                                                      Mark Phillips


3:15 pm                                       Break Out Groups – Tourism Marketing, Science, Volunteer Projects


4:00 pm                                      Wrap up


 4:30 pm                                     Steering Committee talks


Day 2 – Saturday June 11


9:30 -1pm – Trail walk clean-up day – Bring your own snacks/drinks and work gloves


Please register online as soon as possible to save a seat on the tour boat and catered sandwiches


There are no reserved accommodations but can be found online