“Treasure Hunting” with the Pross-Chaimowitz Family

Many of us take part in the annual Shoreline Cleanup, but this family has turned cleanup into a fun, summer activity. Amy Pross sent these photos of her family’s annual lake clean-up expedition. “My family has been doing it for years,” she told us. “We jokingly call it ‘treasure hunting.’ We usually go on kayaks […]

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​Lakeside homeowners, dock and marina users, and anyone within the watershed (the area from which water flows into the lake) all impact the quality of Copake Lake. YOU can help to protect Copake Lake by preserving or mimicking as many natural processes in the watershed as possible, so that nature can accomplish its water purification […]

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Human-Bear Encounters: Keeping it Safe

Antonio Zacarolli, age 10, was quick with his camera, photographing this black bear foraging on Spring Street in Copake Lake (July 8, 2018). About 15% of the black bears in New York State live in the Hudson Valley. Bears spend a great deal of their time looking for food, which can bring them into contact […]

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2016 Annual Meeting: Report

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The Annual Meeting of the Copake Lake Conservation Society (CLCS) took place on July 9, 2016 at the Copake Town Hall.In addition to the Board Members and Advisors, there were 57 CLCS members in attendance, up from 52 last year. We were gratified to see many new faces in the room. CLCS Recognition Award: Cherie […]

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Download your Photos from the 2016 Summer Bash!

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​Did you visit the Photo Booth at The Greens during our 2016 Summer Bash? Or did Joni Ford include you in the many candids she snapped at the event? All the photos are available for download (free) at our Shutterfly Photo Share Site. You can order prints there, too. Enjoy!

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Reymundo Luna Martinez: A Friend of the CLCS

​It was with great sorrow that we learned from our neighbors at the Copake Country Club that valued employee and friend Reymundo Luna Martinez died last week in an automobile accident. He was 25 years old.Reymundo will be sadly missed by the Copake Lake Conservation Society, where for many years he provided valuable assistance to […]

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