At 7 Lakes Alliance, we work hard to conserve the lands and waters of the Belgrade Lakes for all. This summer, our crews will spend long days underwater and in mud to fight invasive milfoil, train landowners to survey their shorelines, and stop new infestations through Courtesy Boat Inspections. Working with towns and road associations, we’ll help stop erosion which overloads our waters with phosphorus and leads to algal blooms and expand our Youth Conservation Corps to three teams who will design and install erosion control measures for more than 100 landowners. With Colby College, we’ll use the most up to date scientific methods and tools to collect the data needed to make the best possible water quality decisions. We’re also preparing fun and educational activities including walks on our trails, paddles, and talks on climate change, wild bees, milfoil, and more!
7 Lakes Alliance is, of course, only as strong as our partnerships and supporters. We invite you to get to know us better this summer! Visit us at 137 Main Street in Belgrade where you’ll find friendly staff, activities and resources to help you and your family enjoy nature, informational displays, and useful resources about the watershed. Stop by our office across from Day’s Store. Visit either location by boat to our public docks! Say hello to us in the field or on the water. Hike or ride on lands we own or steward as permanently conserved and protected natural areas. Join us for a star party, attend a talk about water quality, or suggest a topic! Visit our on-site water quality lab or www.7lakesalliance.org or our Facebook page.
Most of all, we hope you visit!
Until then, thanks for your support and for Making Conservation A Tradition!