HEALTHY LAND. CLEAN WATER.

Canandaigua Lake’s future depends upon all of us to be responsible stewards.

CLWA is a non-profit, membership-based organization that works to preserve, protect, and restore Canandaigua Lake and its watershed for future generations to enjoy and explore.

Join today and do your part to help ensure a healthy lake!

COMMUNITY SCIENCE NIGHT

Enjoy beautiful Canandaigua Lake while participating in this fun “Science Camp” for Adults where you will cycle through 4 interactive stations to learn about aquatic plant sampling and ID’ing, terrestrial invasive species, and so much more!

2024 LIFE ON THE LAKE PHOTO CONTEST

Enter our photo contest for a chance to win cool local prizes and be featured in our 2025 Photo Contest Calendar!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Aquatic Invasive Species Pull in West River

Join the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association and the Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) in the West River in Naples to pull Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) The AIS that we will be focusing on are Water Chestnut and European Frog Bit. Both

Community Science Evening at Onanda Park

When: Thursday, July 11th, 5:30-7:30 PM Where: Onanda Park: 4965 County Road 16, Canandaigua, NY 14424 Enjoy beautiful Canandaigua Lake while participating in this fun “Science Camp” for Adults where you will cycle through 4 interactive stations to learn about

2024 Water and Wildlife Summer Camp for Middle Schoolers

Where: Onanda Park, 4965 County Road 16, Canandaigua NY When: August 12-16th, M-F, 9 AM- 3 PM (Before and aftercare available from 8 AM- 4 PM) Who: 6th- rising 9th graders The interactive and fun camp activities for the week

WATER QUALITY UPDATES

CLWA Participates in Perchlorate Sampling Study After Fireworks Displays

July 2, 2024 The CLWA team was out bright and early Sunday morning participating in the first round of sampling for a study investigating the occurrence of perchlorate in lakes following fireworks displays.  The study is led by the North

Water Quality Update for June 28, 2024

As we dive into the first official week of summer, we’re excited to bring you the first of our weekly water quality updates. Every Friday, you can expect an email from us with the latest information on water quality conditions

Storm Event Water Quality Testing for E. coli in Streams Feeding Canandaigua Lake

Storm Event Water Quality Testing for E. coli in Streams Feeding Canandaigua Lake CLWA volunteers, trained by Community Science Institute (CSI), Ithaca, NY collected samples from streams draining into Canandaigua Lake during 2021, 2022 and 2023. Samples were collected and

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