SAVE THE LAKES
AN ALLIANCE OF INDIVIDUALS AND ASSOCIATIONS DEDICATED TO IMPROVING, PROTECTING AND PRESERVING THE FRESH WATER BODIES OF RHODE ISLAND FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

 


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Welcome!

Save The Lakes was founded as the only statewide organization dedicated to the preservation and protection of Rhode Islandís lakes, ponds and fresh water resources.† We provide a forum for education, discussion and action on lake-related issues; we advocate for better fresh water management policies at the local, state and federal levels.

Save The Lakes (STL) is managed entirely by volunteers and is a 501(c)3 qualified non-profit organization. We are supported almost exclusively through membership dues and donations, which are fully tax deductable. Members are encouraged to join one of STL's committees to become actively engaged in critical issues and interesting challenges, while gaining valuable information on lake and watershed issues (and even have some fun!)

Save The Lakes members receive information on current and critical lake issues through email communications, access to environmental agency personnel at forums and workshops, and opportunities to network with other members at events. If you are a permanent or part-time lake area residents, recreational lake user, lake area or lake dependent business, we encourage you to join STL and support our efforts for YOUR lake's sake!

Rhode Island lakes and ponds,
beautfiul in any season!

LATEST NEWS

Got photos of a concern you have for your local lake or pond? (Weed-filled cove, debris laden stormwater outflow, etc.) Share them with STL so we can focus attention on finding solutions Click here to send photo files.

Save The Lakes will once again be partnering with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management to host its annual Lakes Forum in April, 2017. Details will be posted when they become available. Click here to let us know if there are particular issues you'd like to see covered in the forum!.

With the colder weather harmful algal blooms (AKA cyanobacteria) should have ended. Why not get ready for next season by learning all you can this winter from the Northeast Cyanobacteria Monitoring Program website (click here), including how you can recognize and report a bloom on your favorite lake.

USEPA has launched a new Lakes webpage! Click here to learn about the quality of our nation's lakes and what you can do to protect and/or restore your lake.

RIDEM has great resources for recreation and conservation. Check out the Freshwater Fishing Regulation Guide (click here).

RIDEM announces availability of report that describes the process that the state uses to assess the quality of the surface waters (including lakes). Click here for more information.

 

 
For More Information Contact:

Save the Lakes * 61 Wood Road * Chepachet, RI,  02814 * Tel: (401) 568-4267 * Internet: info@stlri.org
 
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Last modified: 12/5/2016