Cleanup of Ramp, Roadsides, and Shoreline

Phyllis Charpentier, Corresponding Secretary Leave a Comment

Let’s do it! Join the Manchaug Pond Foundation Board of Directors, members and friends in a fall clean-up event of Manchaug Pond! With the nor’easter rain event in the forecast, our coordinator has rescheduled the event to the rain date of Sunday, October 28, 2018. So join the force picking up the lake’s coves and shoreline, watershed roadsides, and public access boat ramp of litter and potential threats to water quality. Meet anytime from 9 AM to 12:00 Noon at the State Boat Ramp on Torrey Road in Sutton to team up with others, get gloves and trash bags, and grab some refreshment and conversation. All are invited to join Manchaug Pond strong! For more information contact us! Special thanks to the Town of Sutton for assistance in making this a successful event! Save

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Annual Meeting of the Members Saturday!

Posted August 8, 2018 Calling all members…  it is time for the ANNUAL Business MEETING of the Manchaug Pond Foundation – 9th for the Foundation and 51st for the MPA!  This year the date is a couple weeks early due to the availability of the facility so plan to join in Saturday morning, August 11th at the Dining Hall of the YMCA Camp Blanchard, Manchaug Road in Sutton on the shores of Manchaug Pond.     Pay your dues online today or at the door to attend!  9:00 AM the coffee will be on with a delicious homemade breakfast buffet to follow at 9:30. Business meeting agenda to include: Approval of the minutes Treasurer’s financial report for 2017 and 2018 to date Election of the Board of Directors by the members Setting the budget for 2019 Presentation of awards for the 2018 Boat Decorating Contest Old and new business from the membership. Guest speaker: Following the business meeting, presentations will be made by William Langlois and Edward Biehn on invasives, permitting, and the new initiatives including diver-assisted suction harvesting (DASH). Check out our YouTube playlist to view Diver-Assisted Suction Harvesting in action on other lakes having a huge impact! Plan to check …

Manchaug Pond Foundation Fundraising


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Save the date for this one – an on-lake Poker Run! No boat? No problem as we can play your hand for you so you can play from home!

The Manchaug Pond Foundation offers an afternoon of fun on the lake with a Poker Run from 1:00 to 3:00 PM to benefit Manchaug Pond. Play alone or get a boat load of friends, family and neighbors or play from home to cast off for a few hours of poker on the lake. Will you win with a straight, flush, full house or pair? Play a hand… or two or three! Check out the scorecard here! …

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Watershed-wide Spring Clean-up Event

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In a celebration of the arrival of Spring, volunteers are invited to join members and friends of the Manchaug Pond Foundation (MPF) in their spring clean-up event of Manchaug Pond.

The effort is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon with volunteers meeting at the state Public Access Boat Ramp on Torrey Road in Sutton. […]