Manchaug Pond Foundation:
Events & Fundraisers 2021
Our Board of Directors approved the 2021 events calendar. Would you like to get involved? Do you have a great idea for a fundraiser or is there an event you would like to see? Contact us! Check back and/or visit our Calendar page, hover over each event to get the details!
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10 WATER QUALITY MONITORING/TESTING: Volunteer!
11 – 17 National Volunteer Week
19 Earth Day
23 Arbor Day
24 Watershed-Wide SPRING CLEANUP of RAMP, ROADSIDES, AND SHORELINE: 9:00 AM to Noon., Meet at the State Boat Ramp, Torrey Road, Sutton. Refreshments, gloves and bags available.
MAY - American Wetlands Month
21 NATIONAL Wear Your Life Jacket to Work DAY!
8 & 22 WATER QUALITY MONITORING/TESTING: Volunteer!
22-29 National Safe Boating Week
JUNE – National Rivers Month
19 MEMBERS In-Person SOCIAL: 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM, YMCA Camp Blanchard Dining Hall, Coffee and pastry will be served. MPF Gear- flares, hats, fleece and more, on sale!
WEED WATCHERS AQUATIC PLANT SURVEY Teams conduct annual survey of lake. 3:00-5:00 PM
3 LIGHTING OF THE SHORELINE: 9:00 PM
10 & 17 WATER QUALITY MONITORING/TESTING. Volunteer!
25 On-Lake & Virtual POKER RUN: 1-3 PM, Playing poker on or off the lake for the benefit of Manchaug Pond. Purchase your hand online.
7 PAN-MASS CHALLENGE CHEERING SQUAD at Manchaug Pond: 6 -6:30 AM, Manchaug Road, Sutton
7 & 21 WATER QUALITY MONITORING/TESTING: Volunteer!
21 ANNUAL Business MEETING OF THE MEMBERS: 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM, YMCA Camp Blanchard Dining Hall. Coffee and pastry will be served. MPF Gear- flares, hats, fleece and more- on sale!
TBD WEED WATCHERS AQUATIC PLANT SURVEY Teams conduct annual survey of lake. 3:00-5:00 PM
5 LIGHTING OF THE SHORELINE: 8:30 PM
11 & 25 WATER QUALITY MONITORING/TESTING: Volunteer!
9 & TBD WATER QUALITY MONITORING/TESTING : Volunteer!
16 THE DAM RACE 5K Run, 3K Health Walk: 9:30 AM Start.
23 Watershed-Wide FALL CLEANUP OF RAMP, ROADSIDES, AND SHORELINE: 9:00 – Noon, Meet at the State Boat Ramp, Torrey Road, Sutton.
13 WATER QUALITY MONITORING/TESTING:Volunteer!
Boating Safety Course
Events by Other Organizations:
Fishing Tournaments, Etc.
Manchaug Pond is the location of numerous fishing and kayak/canoe club events from the tri-state area during the boating season through the public access boat ramp. Please inform the Massachusetts Office of Fishing and Boating Access of your event as required and to ensure sufficient parking and check their website for a complete listing of events
Schedule as of 4/7/2021 ~ See state website for complete up-to-date listing.
Conferences & Training Opportunities
Represent ~ Learn ~ Network
Join Manchaug Pond Foundation leaders at these events!
OngoingWatch for the free monthly lunch-time webinar!
Mass. Association of Conservation Commissions
All subjects concerning wetlands from identification of plants to enforcement of the Wetlands Protection Act. See MACC events calendar for their many listings each month.
April 6-17, 2021 ~ Virtual
Mass. Association of Conservation Commissions ~ Annual Environmental Conference
Friday & Saturday, March 19 & 20, 2021 ~ Virtual
April 19-23, 2021 ~ Virtual