CLA Cycling Team to Participate in Chautauqua Institution’s Green Fondo Climate Ride Event

CLA Cycling Team to Participate in Chautauqua Institution’s Green Fondo Climate Ride Event

(LAKEWOOD, NY) — The Chautauqua Lake Association is actively recruiting team members and sponsors for the Climate Ride cycling event that will be held at Chautauqua Institution on September 16 - 18, 2022. As an organization that values partnerships with likeminded organizations, the Chautauqua Lake Association is proud to be named as a beneficiary of this climate event designed to inspire advocacy and raise funds for a sustainable future.  The Green Fondo Chautauqua will be an amazing ride for cyclists of all ages and abilities with choice of three scenic route options over two days. For non-riders and travel companions, there…
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2022 Ice Pick Contest Winners

2022 Ice Pick Contest Winners

The official date and time the Chautauqua Lake ice pick dropped was March 20th, 2022 at 1:10am. This year, we had over 270 guesses submitted throughout the duration of the contest which began on Friday, February 11, 2022. Chris & Rachel Kruse Lynne Kruse and kids, Ash, Gabe, Logan & Kade Mr. & Mrs. William Welsh Pam Smith Paul Stage Shelly Wells The 2022 Prize winners are as follows: 1st Place: William Welsh - 70 mins from exact date and time 2nd Place: Shelly Wells - 223 mins from exact date and time3rd Place: Paul Stage* - 235 mins from…
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Lake District Meeting

Lake District Meeting

The Chautauqua Lake Protection and Rehabilitation Agency will be meeting at 3 PM on Wednesday, March 9th. The meeting will be streamed live on the Chautauqua County Facebook page. To view the meeting visit: Facebook.com/ChautauquaCountyGovernment/
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A Love of Chautauqua Lake

A Love of Chautauqua Lake

On November 11, 2021, Mueller, set off on a Veteran's Day kayaking tour of Chautauqua Lake's south end to observe the shoreline and scout out what more needs to be done. While much of this journey was completed in the water, some was done by land. CLA President Rudy Mueller, shown here near the shores of Fluvanna, crossed to Celoron Hotel and paddled through Burtis Bay before heading back to the shop. It was a beautiful morning for a paddle around Chautauqua Lake's south basin. Paddling through Smith Boys in Ashville. When asked why Mueller volunteers as Board President, he…
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Field Guide Posted on CLA Website

Chautauqua Lake Possesses a Diverse Community of Aquatic Plants  Lakewood, NY — The CLA announces a new way to identify and learn about the Chautauqua Lake’s aquatic plants. Posted on the association’s website and available for download, the field guide was prepared by Racine-Johnson Aquatic Ecologists of Ithaca, New York. It is titled A Field Guide of Native Aquatic Macrophyte Species Found in Chautauqua Lake along with Current and Potential Non-Natives Species.  Racine-Johnson has been independently studying Chautauqua Lake’s diverse plant community continually since 2002 under the sponsorship of the CLA. Although the common belief is that only a couple…
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