The Maine Lakes Society has, for over forty-six years, endeavored to provide information to lakefront property owners, lake associations, road associations, and to the general concerned public on how best to protect Maine’s lakes, ponds and streams.

We are in the process of updating our website to enhance our online resources for lake users and lakeshore landowners. Please check back for updates!

A PDF version of The Lake Book 2016 is available here. We will be publishing an updated and expanded edition in 2017.

SAVE THE DATE! The 47th Annual Maine Lakes Conference is scheduled for Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Wells Conference Center, University of Maine, Orono.

Check out the latest LakeSmart and lake education news in our Fall 2016 Newsletter (PDF)!
2016 Conference Presentations Online

Over 100 lake association members, scientists, freshwater managers, lake volunteers and others attended the 46th Annual Maine Lakes Conference held on June 25, 2016, at Unity College in Unity, Maine. You can find a summary and PDF’s of presentations HERE.


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