A great lake seeking a greater future.

Latest Updates

February 12, 2019

Summer 2019… is Coming!

The sun was out but it was as low as -4 degrees F with a wind chill of -20 F on Chautauqua Lake just over a week ago.  The lake was…
December 24, 2018

Institution Lawsuit Dismissed & 2 Other Articles

Lawsuit Against Ellery, DEC Dismissed The case of Chautauqua Institution against the Town of Ellery and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in regard to having what was…
November 14, 2018

Today’s Court Appearance & Video of the Fish Kill

This morning, November 14, the Court heard oral argument on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (NYSDEC)s, Town of Ellery’s, and Chautauqua Lake Partnership’s (Partnership) motions to dismiss…
November 13, 2018

Latest News on the Lawsuit & Recent Fish Kill

As in the last update, just three weeks ago, there’s much happening… First, follow the link to an updated status of the lawsuit the Chautauqua Institution (Institution) filed against the…

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.

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