SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 11:59PM
LRA Winter Beanie Sale ends!
Members loved the picnic t-shirts so much that the LRA decided to launch some winter merchandise! We have some fun apres-ski meetups planned this winter, so get your beanie to show your LRA pride. $5 of every purchase goes towards the Lake Rescue Association and its efforts to preserve the health of Lake Rescue and Lake Pauline.
We have partnered with Blanchette Sporting Goods to host our web shop. Click HERE to order your beanies by November 12!
Third Clean Up Date Added! SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 9AM
- Clean-up Day 3 - Saturday August 26th - 9AM- 12P
- Parking: Green Mountain Sugar House ancillary lot, across Route 100 from the shop
- For those who will be bringing boats, chainsaws and trucks - George Thomson will be giving specific instructions on where to launch and where to park
- Please email George at firstname.lastname@example.org in the affirmative and include what tool and water craft you’ll be bringing.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 9AM
LRA Clean Up the Lakes Day (Lake Pauline)
Green Mountain Sugar House
Please email Kelly at email@example.com
Event details here: https://fb.me/e/3IymosndT
JOB POSTING: MILFOIL INSPECTOR / GREETER
LUDLOW, Vt. (February 8, 2024) – The Lake Rescue Association has a part-time position available this summer for a Milfoil Inspector / Greeter at the Lake Rescue Fishing Access Boat Ramp in Ludlow, VT. The position involves working six hours per day on up to three days per week (typically Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and major holidays from Memorial Day to Labor Day). The position pays $20/Hour. The job includes paid training with the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation. Responsibilities include screening and data logging of incoming and outgoing watercraft such as motorboats, fishing boats, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, etc. looking for evidence of invasive water species such as Eurasian milfoil. Interested candidates should send a resume to George Thomson at gothomson131vt[at]gmail[dot]com.
LAKE RESCUE ASSOCIATION'S 90th ANNUAL MEETING
LUDLOW, Vt. (August 8, 2023) – The Lake Rescue Association (LRA) president Bruce Zanca opened their annual meeting on Aug. 5 by acknowledging the recent flooding, and getting right to the agenda to leave time for questions, concerns, and comments.
Board treasurer Kevin Golmont went over assets and expenditures, stating the board had $359,809 in cash and investments as of June 30. “It looks like we’re cash rich at the moment,” Golmont said, “but we have some big expenditures coming up,” which included milfoil maintenance that started in June, and can cost the board over $60,000 in one year. They still encourage donations, which are tax deductible, to the nonprofit organization. Continue reading...
LAKE RESCUE ASSOCIATION APPLIES FOR DREDGING PERMIT WITH STATE
LUDLOW, Vt. (July 31, 2020) – The Lake Rescue Association announced that it has applied for a dredging permit with the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Agency of Natural Resources. The permit application proposes that the state allow dredging near the mouth of the Black River into Round Pond and the channel between Round Pond and Lake Rescue in Ludlow, Vt. “Sediment from the Black River is making the channel between Round Pond and Lake Rescue increasingly shallow,” said Kevin Golmont from the Lake Rescue Association Board of Directors. “We are concerned that over time the channel will become unnavigable for boats because the water level is too shallow.” Continue reading
LAKE RESCUE FIGHTS SPREAD OF EURASIAN MILFOIL
LUDLOW, Vt. (July 21, 2020) – The Lake Rescue Association has received authorization for the deployment of an additional 24 bottom barriers on Lake Rescue from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation. The association will add 24 barriers to the lakebed in addition to the 24 barriers that were authorized and installed last year … Continue reading