Join CWC Conservationist Carol Markham for a fun, interactive discussion about our LakeScapes program and learn how you can conserve and protect the water and wildlife in your yard. Carol will also discuss CWC's Chautauqua County Wildlife Habitat Project and how you can certify your property as a wildlife ecosystem through the National Wildlife Federation […]
Lakes Appreciation Month 2022
You work and play on them. You drink from them. But do you really appreciate them? Growing population, development, and invasive species stress your local lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. All life needs water; let’s not take it for granted!
An annual tradition, the Light The Lake event will take place on Monday, July 4 at 10pm in conjunction with a variety of lake-wide July 4th festivities. Lakefront residents are asked to light their flares, which last for a duration of 30 minutes, in an effort to outline the entirety of Chautauqua Lake. Flares will […]
Learn about the ecology and conservation of Beaver Island’s lakes during this hands-on program. The program will focus on three topics: Shoreline habitat Learn about the value of healthy shorelines and how to protect them. Invasive species Learn to identify aquatic invasive species and how to prevent their introduction. Volunteer monitoring Learn about Michigan’s volunteer […]
Join Certified Forest Therapy Guide Steve Ruelke for a walk in the woods and an immersion practice called Forest Bathing. In the 1980s Japanese scientists began searching for ways to minimize all the negative impacts that urbanization was having on individuals and society as a whole. They discovered that a two- to three-hour immersion in […]
Celebrate Lake Appreciation Month with PALMS at Blue Marsh Lake July 15th, 2022 from 5-10 pm Join PALMS, the staff of Blue Marsh Lake, Aqua Om Paddle, and the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Stewards as we celebrate our Lakes and enjoy a Full Moon paddle Join us from 5-8pm to learn how to keep […]
Lake Appreciation Days at Lacawac Sanctuary
Join us for a series of hands-on activities focused on exploring, learning about, and enjoying lakes! All events will be held at Lacawac Sanctuary and will be led by lake scientists. Saturday, July 16th: 9:30 am: Harmful Algal Blooms: A Primer Heard about harmful algal blooms in the news? Discover what they are, how to […]
Celebrate Lake Appreciation Month with OLA
Join us on July 16 at Cinder beach Day-Use Area to celebrate sockeye salmon reintroduction to the upper Deschutes River Basin and Suttle Lake, meet with US Forest Service personnel and other OLA members. Join an open-lake swim, check out on-going monitoring at Suttle Lake and enjoy the scenery.
Enjoy a quiet morning on the lake after a short introduction about the ecological features and the research being conducted on the lake. Learn why this is the most pristine lake in North America. An identification scavenger hunt will be available to interested participants. Paddle and safety instructions will be given prior to launching. Meet […]
LGA Summer Gala
The most anticipated event of the Lake George Summer season is back! We can't wait to see you! Over the past two years, our Lake has been there for us like never before — a safe and reassuring oasis of normalcy in an uncertain and far-from-normal world. Now it’s time to Thank Our Lake by coming […]
Bring your phone and learn how to ID plants and animals using iNaturalist, one of the leading nature data collection apps. Users can connect to a community of citizen scientists around the world to identify many different plant and animal species and assist in creating research quality data for scientists. A guided walk with an […]