HOCP Roundtable Gatherings

Heart of the Continent Roundtable Gathering – Media/Public

Oct- 2-3, 2019 Crane Lake, MN 

  • Voyagaire LODGE for Dark Skies Evening Public Presentation, all meals and lodging:

7576 Gold Coast Rd, Crane Lake, MN 55725

  • Crane Lake CHAPEL for Roundtable discussions:

7399 Handberg Road, Crane Lake

Wednesday, Oct 2 (Chapel)

2:15pm Heart of the Continent Partnership – Welcome from the Chair 

2:30pm Bike the Heart 

3:00pm Science Symposium

3:30pm Sustainable Recreation 

4:30pm Adjourn

**Outdoor activity: Canoes and Kayaks are available for free at Voyagaire Lodge during HOCP Gathering.

6:00 dinner at Voyagaire Lodge restaurant

Wednesday Evening, Oct. 2 (Voyagaire Lodge)

7:00pm – 8:30pm Dark Skies Public Presentation in Voyagaire Lodge restaurant 

  • HOCP Introduction (5 minutes)
  • Travel the Heart website (10 minutes)
  • International Partner Portage (10 minutes)
  • Dark Sky Presentation (1 hour)

8:30p Social hour or two

Thursday, Oct. 3  (Chapel)

8:00 am Coffee and muffins 

8:30 am Tourism and recreation 

9:30am In-the-field interagency projects and brainstorming

10:00am Break

10:15am Proposed Crane Lake Visitor Center presentation

11:15am Site visit of proposed visitor center (Carpooling)

12:15pm Adjourn – Lunch at Voyagaire Lodge (optional)

1:15pm Group Hike (optional) 

 All are Welcome!




Past Meeting Notes – Hocp Roundtable – September 11-13 2018 Atikokan/Quetico

Past Meeting Notes – Hocp Roundtable – May 3-4 2018 Grand Portage MN

Past Meeting Notes -HOCP Roundtable – October 26-27    Two Harbors Minnesota 

 Past Meeting Notes – HOCP Roundtable  –  April 6-7, 2017 Duluth MN Duluth Minnesota 

Past Meeting notes – HOCP Roundtable – October 13-14, 2016 Thunder Bay, ON Thunder Bay 


Find minutes from all past meetings here