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Lake Lillinonah Plant Management Plan (Documents)

October 03, 2018

As you may be aware, Friends of the Lake hosted a public forum on Friday, September 28th 2018 as we identify the best approach to a long-term plant management plan. Friends of the Lake will be working diligently on short and long-term solutions to our invasive aquatic plant problem. With that being said, below is the information we have at this point in time. Please take some time to review and feel free to reach out with any questions.

To see the shortened video, click here: https://vimeo.com/293232836?utm_source=email&utm_medium=vimeo-cliptranscode-201504&utm_campaign=28749

To see all documents presented & available at this point in time, click here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/f15py23bk65e0nt/AAAXlU0gNYS5wN7hUA8sLNima?dl=0

Friends of the Lake will contact you soon via email to identify our ‘next steps’ and their targeted timing, and a list of options that might help everyone in the short-term.

We encourage you to send your comments and questions to info@friendsofthelake.org.


Lake Lillinonah’s Integrated Plant Management Plan

September 17, 2018

Friends of the Lake cordially invites you to attend our public forum on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7PM at the Brookfield Town Hall, room 133. Please RSVP to info@friendsofthelake.org so we can understand the number of attendees & prepare accordingly.

Please click this article to see more detail regarding the evening & review some of the documentation prior to the event.



Invasive Plant Treatment (July 2nd)

June 29, 2018

We have been notified by Solitude Lake Management that they have received a permit to apply “Reward” (which contains 37.3% diquat) to two areas of Lake Lillinonah on Monday, July 2, at 11AM. The two areas can be described as the Barkwood Falls cove, from the inlet throughout, and the stretch of homes from the end of Lillinonah Drive in Brookfield to the Newtown Boat Launch at the end of Hanover Road in Newtown. We wanted to bring this to your attention directly in case you don’t see the public notices that are published and posted locally. The following restrictions apply to an area within 500 feet of the area described above: no swimming (from 7/2 at 11AM) until 7/3/18, don’t use the water for irrigation until 7/8/18, don’t water your livestock until 7/4/18, and don’t drink the water until 7/6/18. All areas beyond 500’ of the described areas are unaffected by this application.


2018 Dine Around - July 14th!

June 25, 2018

The 2018 is officially scheduled for July 14th, 2018!

We are still in need of one more appetizer home and one desert home - if you would like to host, please email Angela & Mae at amacch62@aol.com

We are also looking to secure about 8 pontoon boats - if you have a boat available for the evening, please also let Angela & Mae know!

Tickets are now available for purchase (while supplies last) at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dine-around-sunset-dinner-on-lake-lillinonah-tickets-47325517898



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