Work Plan: July 26 – 30

Work Plan: July 26 – 30

Work Plan
This week Lakewood harvesters will continue working north along the west shore from Sherman’s Bay to Ashville Bay. Once complete, they will cross to the east shore heading south from Cheney Farm to Fluvanna. The shore crew will finish the last of the debris clean up, then continue with their route from Townline Road to Denslow. Once complete they will cross to the west shore beginning at the celoron park and heading north. The Long Point harvesting crew will continue north on the west shore from Stow to the bell tower in Chautauqua. The shore crew will be headed to Ashville Bay this week, working north along the west shore. The Mayville crew will complete their route along the east shore to the Lutheran Camp, then work along the west shore…
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Work Plan: July 19 – 23

Work Plan: July 19 – 23

Lake Maintenance, News, Work Plan
Regular Season Week #6 Work Plan Due to the severe storms and extreme flooding, we will stop our regular routes to do emergency debris clean-up on Monday and possibly Tuesday. Once the waters are again safe from hazardous floating debris, we will pick up our routes where we left off last week. The north lake harvesters will complete their route along the east shore to the Lutheran Camp. Then from Mayville Park to Prendergast Point. Shore crew will continue along the east shore from Sea Lion Drive to the Lutheran Camp. Last week we did not have active harvesting in the south. This week the south lake harvesters will continue along the west shore heading north from the Celoron marinas into Burtis Bay and back up to Ashville Bay.  Lakewood…
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Work Plan: July 5 – 9

Work Plan: July 5 – 9

News, Work Plan
Regular Season Week #4 Work Plan This week will mark the first completed route for all harvester crews as well as the start of the Mobi-Trac program which should speed up the routes for our shore crews. The north lake harvesters will continue to work their way through Hartfield Bay to the Lutheran Camp. Then from Mayville Park to Prendergast Point. Shore crew will continue along the east shore from Hartfield to the Mayville Park then begin the west shore. The south lake harvesters will continue along their route to the Celoron marinas and then into Burtis Bay and back up the west shore.  Lakewood shore crews will continue working north along the west shore to Ashville Bay then cross to the Cheney Farm and begin working south towards Greenhurst.…
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“Light The Lake” 2021

“Light The Lake” 2021

Event, Fundraising, News
Annual Light The Lake Event Set for July 4 at 10pm On July 4 at 10 p.m., lakefront residents are asked to light their flares in an attempt to outline the entirety of Chautauqua Lake. Flares are $3 each and last for 30 minutes. Official lighting time is 10 p.m., and the proceeds from the flare sale benefit our summer in-lake services. Flares may be purchased at the following locations: Ashville General Store, Bemus Point Market, Chautauqua Marina, Peterson’s Farm, Hogan’s Hut, Lighthouse Point Grocery, Olde Corner Deli, Bridgeview One Stop, ROBO on 430, Lakewood Mobil Mart, Smith Boys, Chautauqua Brick Bemus Point, Stewart’s Hardware, TOPS Mayville, TOPS Jamestown, and Wegman’s. This year both Mayville and Bemus Point are scheduled to start fireworks displays at 10 p.m. on July 4.…
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Camp Cleanup

Camp Cleanup

Community Service, Lake Maintenance, News
CLA Makes Shores Swimmable For Campers Lakewood, NY — The Chautauqua Lake Association recently cleaned up the shores of Camp Onyahsa, located in the northeastern part of the lake. “The crews and cutters did a great job,” Jon O’Brian, Camp Onyahsa Director said. “Children have been heavily impacted by the COVID crisis over the past fifteen months, and really need the outdoor, active social experiences that camps provide.” Onyahsa has a gently sloping, shallow bottom bay into which water from the watershed flows from Dewittville Creek. “We believe there is a nutrient infiltration into the lake, perhaps from the creek, which is pushed by the prevailing winds into our swimming and boating areas causing periodic blooms of filamental algae,” O’Brian said. “The conditions in mid-June were very poor with a…
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