The Maine Lakes Society has, for close to 50 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 soon.

SAVE THE DATE! The 49th Annual Maine Lakes Conference is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, 2019. More conference information will be available soon.

Check out our Spring 2018 Newsletter here.
2016 Conference Presentations Online

More than 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.


If you know what topic you are looking for, you can probably find it on the site by a simple search using the site search bar on the home page of this site.Or, browse through the resources categorized on the right-hand side of this page, according to the general topic you are interested in.