WELCOME TO MAINE LAKES

protectiNG MAINE’S LAKES & PONDS 


We are a non-profit, charitable membership organization, and continue to be the clear voice for protection of our most precious freshwater resources and wildlife habitat. We work to support everyone who values and benefits from clean water and healthy lakes in Maine, including lake residents, lake associations, surrounding communities, vacationers and the next generation of lake stewards.

Job announcement: Lakesmart program manager

We are currently seeking applications for the position  of LakeSmart Program Manager to oversee, manage and grow our flagship LakeSmart program. We will begin reviewing applicants on March 15, 2021. For more information and instructions on how to apply, please click here.

Our "Wednesday Webinar" Series Starts Feb. 3

In light of the continuing health concerns about COVID-19, we will be hosting our Maine Lakes Conference speakers in another series of "Wednesday Webinars" running the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, from February through June. Click here to see the line up and to register.

What is LakeSmart?

LakeSmart is an education and reward program that helps lakefront homeowners manage landscapes in ways that protect water quality. Find out more here.

Jodie Mosher-Towle, president of the North Pond Association in Belgrade, was recently welcomed by Chase and Ryan of Kennebec Cabin Company in a fantastic conversation about the importance of healthy lakes and how LakeSmart can help. Catch this episode of “From the Woodshed 207” here.

celebrating maine lakes heroes!

As part of our 50th Anniversary celebration, we began recognizing Maine Lakes Heroes who have worked hard to keep our lakes and ponds clean and clear. Heroes will be posted to our Facebook page and updated on our website. We thank all Maine Lakes Heroes for your efforts—we have cleaner, clearer lakes because of the work you have done!

MEET THE HEROES

LAKESMART

This free voluntary, non-regulatory program helps lakefront homeowners maintain lake-friendly landscapes that reduce pollution and runoff. Learn how we’re adapting to the COIVD-19 era for this summer.

JUMP IN!

Donate or become a member today.
You will join a growing community of people dedicated to keeping Maine’s lakes clean and healthy.

OUR EVENTS

Owing to COVID-19, our Annual Maine Lakes Conference will be replaced this year by a series of weekly Wednesday Webinars.

And we'll host a virtual Annual Meeting on Zoom at 9 a.m. on June 19, 2021. They’re all FREE, but registration is required to view them live.

LAKE LEARNING

Coming back to your favorite Maine lake for the summer? Learn how to do it safely and responsibly.

Note that our Lakes Alive! educational programming will take a break this summer because of the pandemic.

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