News

09
Jun

All Things Pleasant on the Lake

The loon’s cradle rocks contentedly in the cove, singing a lullaby to the two little chicks growing inside the smooth speckled shells. Sometimes the loons find themselves lulled to sleep. Precious moments...too precious to miss, and never the same ever again...
02
Jun

All Things Pleasant on the Lake

Thank goodness that there have been rainbows this week, to smile the clouds away! So much rain, and every brook and stream filled to capacity. Even the ducks are talking about it! Lilacs, rhododendrons, and the last of the tulips...drenched and droopy as one rainy day turns into another...
26
May

All Things Pleasant on the Lake

Mother Loon was observed on the nesting raft this past week and Father Loon was close at hand. Soon after, Mother laid two beautiful loon eggs. Mother and Father Loon take turns on the nest now, switching every three to four hours. This is their eleventh year together and they are a close team.
08
May

Lake Guest Info

We hope you enjoy your day boating here on Pleasant Lake! For your safety and enjoyment as well as that of others, please follow these important boating and fishing rules.
08
May

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed is an aggressive invasive plant that is rapidly gaining a foothold in New London and the Pleasant Lake Watershed. Although not an aquatic weed, the spread of this plant could impact the natural habitat and erosion resistance qualities around Pleasant Lake.
08
May

Septic System Basics

Many homeowners rely on a buried and poorly understood on-site septic system to treat and discharge hundreds of gallons of wastewater and solids leaving their homes each day. Because the system is out of sight...
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08
May

How a Lake Works / Stewardship

A lake reflects a complex interaction of many geologic, biologic, chemical, and other factors. To properly and effectively protect a lake, it is important for everyone within a watershed to understand how a lake works so that appropriate stewardship behaviors can be adopted.
07
May

Get the Lead Out

The Pleasant Lake Protective Association asks that you all please consider participating in the PLPA "Get The Lead Out!" campaign.
29
Apr

All Things Pleasant On The Lake

The romance of the wild...We feel that romance this time of year. During April and early May the lakes belong to the loons. We are mere spectators. The sight of Mother and Father Loon cruising the lake together is likely to bring tears of joy.

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