The 2017 RLA picnic was a great success! Thanks to those who attended, especially our newer members who have decided to generously support the mission of the RLA.
Rose M. goes for it at the annual donut eating contest.
HELP NEEDEDRLA COMMUNITY TAG SALESEPTEMBER 16272 Bennetts Farm Rd.Please help us to raise money for lake maintenance by donating items for our annual community tag sale.Salable items can be left, by arrangement, at the homes of Board members:Jeff Florio, 18 Clearview Terrace, FlorioJeffrey@gmail.com, andLynne Sewell, 122 Mountain Road, email@example.comWe have until September 16, but why not donate right now?We'll also need help from 7 a.m. on the day of the sale to help organize items, set up, sell and have fun. Email Lynne Sewell.
The 3rd annual Wataba Fest is scheduled for Saturday, September 9, noon to 6 p.m. (rain date: Sunday the 10th) at Hippie Hill (25 Clearview Drive). There will be live music, kids activities, & food on sale from Ridgefield's own Tiger's Den. Go to www.watabafest.com for more details.
Check out this video from the Rutgers Agricultural Experiment Station detailing how to make an artificial floating wetland. The RLA will be building our own floating wetland in the coming weeks!
LEFT: Janine Ranieri inserts plants into our own floating wetland.
RIGHT: Doug Carroll & John Keegan (hidden) row the wetland out into Rainbow Lake.
RLA member volunteers taking advantage of a beautiful April morning to work on phase 1 of the H2H project. Thanks to all who helped out!
Four months later, check out the blooming flowers:
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