A great lake seeking a greater future.

About Us

Lake residents remember a time not long ago when lake water was clear and the shoreline, near shore and lake bottom were free of weeds and sludge. We believe we can have that again. The time to consider alternative approaches is long overdue.

Learn More About the Chautauqua Lake Partnership

Latest Updates

June 28, 2018

2018 Chautauqua Lake Herbicide Treatment Summary

Chautauqua Lake has a steadily-worsening invasive weed problem resulting from an unsuccessful 25-year “no herbicide” experiment. That can change now that the Town of Ellery, with support of the Chautauqua…

June 5, 2018

Herbicide Treatment On Chautauqua Lake To Begin June 11

The Post-Journal Following the completion of impact statements and requirements from the state Department of Environmental Conservation, dates of herbicide application on Chautauqua Lake have been scheduled, the Chautauqua Lake…

May 29, 2018

2018 Herbicide Treatments: History, Status and Plans

Below is a brief history of herbicide use on Chautauqua Lake, the need for a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and the work completed this year and last as well as…

April 9, 2018

Chautauqua Lake, A Great Lake Seeking a Greater Future

Springtime failed to come to Chautauqua Lake on March 21, as Spring arrived. As you can see in the photo, we still had snow on the ground and ice on…