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Annual draw-down of lake beginsOctober 11, 2017
Reserve your race day t-shirt. Today!September 29, 2017
DO IT – The Dam Race 2017!September 19, 2017
Kayaking or canoeing? Lifejackets Required!September 14, 2017
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Partner with others who share your passion as a member of the Manchaug Pond Foundation.
Connect in advocacy and action to make a real difference for this 380 acre community resource.
Plan and participate in fun events, educational efforts, clean-ups and water quality tasks around the lake.
Commit to protecting and preserving Manchaug Pond for today and future generations.
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Thank you to all who participated, volunteered, and sponsored making this a great community fundraising event to benefit our work for Manchaug Pond!
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Our Causes for Action
Dam & Waterlevel
Local ownership and control; maintenance and safety; waterlevels for connectivty to streams, healthy fisheries and wetland habitats, recreation, safety and flood control; winter drawdown and summer storage capacity. Take a closer look...
Sampling, testing, and monitoring; watershed surveys and cleanups, two 319 stormwater grants with site contruction and educational outreach to residents, campers, youth, and agriculture, horsekeepers and property owners. Learn more...
Channel makers and safety buoys; annual Vessel Safety Check event; education and outreach to public boat ramp users; advocating safety and enforcement patrols by town, state, and Environmental Police. Wear it and check the rules ...
NO Invasives Species!
Training in identification; annual survey using GPS, point grid, and rake-toss method; snorkeling for problematic areas; periodic surveying by outside professionals; coordinating with water quality for long term results; public outreach. Be a Weed Watcher...
Lake & Watershed Conservation
Saved and enhance 100 acres of significant watershed property with priority habitat for endangered species; hold lake’s flow rights; identifying important available parcels advocating for preservation.