Presenting a unified front after resolving differences through compromise significantly betters the chances that state financial backing will be won for projects, he said..
Harman recalled that such a compromise helped Otsego Lake improvement projects advance several years ago when a compromise was struck between local residents who wanted no motor boats on the lake and those who owned such boats.
The presentations given at the Feb. 26 meeting are to be followed by a question and answer period and public discussion
"This sort of public input into the current drafting process of a Canadarago Lake Watershed Protection Plan is critical," said Fagan. "The partnership is developing the plan to address issues that concern people in the watershed and invasive species rank right at the top."