Category Archives for Lake Management Tips

Tips for avoiding Swimmer’s Itch

It’s that time of year again. A number of individuals are reporting that they have contracted Swimmer’s Itch after swimming in Copake Lake. Here’s what steps you can take to avoid developing the rash.

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YOUR Shoreline Cleanup: Best Practices

From the Lake Management Committee: Leave trees and shrubs along the shoreline. They protect against erosion. Don’t throw any organic material, including leaves, grass clippings, food or potting soil into lake. As they break down they act as fertilizer for aquatic weeds. Protect the emergent GOOD WEEDS at your shoreline. Learn to identify the difference […]

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