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Protect Your Lake & Watershed

  • 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.
  • Inspire and engage others to support and join in our important work.
  • Do sign up today! Become part of this lake community: connected, dedicated and engaged for Manchaug Pond.

Events for You!

  1. Manchaug Pond Foundation Safe Boating

    Kayaking? Life Jackets Required

    September 15, 2017 - May 15, 2018
  2. Manchaug Pond Foundation Events

    Watershed-wide Spring Clean-up Event

    April 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Manchaug Pond Foundaion Safe Boating

    Free Vessel Safety Check: Make Your Boating Safe and Legal!

    June 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Manchaug Pond Foundation July 4th Lighting of the Shoreline

    Lighting of the Shoreline

    July 3 @ 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  5. Manchaug Pond Foundation Fundraising

    On-Lake POKER RUN

    July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  6. Manchaug Pond Foundation

    Cheer on the Pan-Mass Challenge!

    August 4 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am

To be part of the action: stop in to an event, volunteer, join or contact us for more information or to sign up for a committee, get involved in a team, serve on the board of directors, propose a project, write a grant, fulfill community service requirements …  Membership has its benefits!



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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...

    Clean Water

    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 Invasive 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 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.