This is the Official Website of the SILVER LAKE ASSOCIATION

Silver Lake Association Mission Statement:

The purpose of the Silver Lake Association shall be to protect and improve the environmental quality of Silver Lake and its watershed, and the quality of life around the lake (recreational, commercial, industrial, and social).

Events and News Around Silver Lake

Working Together

SLA Water Quality Committee, 2 SUNY Geneseo students and Todd Shulskey (PCHS) sampling and assessing Silver Lake’s waters.

Graphical Interface for SL Temperature

The SLA with the help from Karl Hanafin created a nice graphical interface for the temperature sensor at Silver Lake.  Click on the URL.

http://karl.hanafins.com/silver-lake-thermocline-data—station-1

Guest Speaker at June SLA Meeting

The June SLA meeting welcomed guest speaker Eric Szucs of the Wyom. Co. Chamber & Tourism. He was full of beneficial information, humor, and knowledge. Thank you Eric for time well spent. It was appreciated by the attendance of just over 40 people!
Water Quality Co-chair Frank B.had a good informational presentation that updated everyone on the water qualities efforts in progress, the dredging project, and our status of becoming a 501c3 organization.
The Home Owners of Distinction committee are waiting for the nominations to be sent in (June 30 deadline). Nominate someone you know who deserves this award! The form can be found on our website or contact Mark E. and it will be emailed to you.
Don’t forget to get the designs going for your boat for this years Boat parade. Join in for all the fun and awards. Participants not winning a trophy will receive a participation certificate ($5) for the Charcoal Corral.
I thank all the Board Members, Committee members, Special Guests, and guests for supporting the SLA efforts and attending our meetings. (The snacks were delicious too!)
The May minutes and notes from our June meeting will be posted soon.

Divers and the SLA WQ Comm. Working Together

The SLA Water Quality Committee work together with divers to clean the waters at the Perry, NY Public Beach.  More pictures will be posted with all the volunteers names when they become available.  Underwater pictures and videos may also be available.  TY to all that came out on that chilly Saturday, May 19th morning!

The Silver Lake Sailing Club News & Link

https://www.facebook.com/SilverLakeSC

Use this link to stay updated on all the Sailing news and events (SLSC Facebook Page)

Water Quality team looking for assistance

Our Water Quality Committee is looking for assistance in helping with a invasive species concern coming to WNY.

Please read.

Everyone can do this one!

Home Owners of Distinction

Spring time is the time to start thinking about the Home Owners of Distinction nominations! Included is an article from the committee of the HOD and Chairperson Linda Holz!

Home Owners of Distinction
It’s Summer Time at Silver Lake
There is still time to nominate one of your neighbors for the Silver Lake Association Homeowner’s of Distinction Award. To be eligible for this award the property must be within the boundaries of the Silver Lake watershed and also be developed and maintained by the property owners who demonstrate good environmental practices in the house, yard and their beautiful gardens.
This award was begun in 1997 and since that time twenty-nine properties/owners have been recognized. The winners of this award receive a  Cracked Ice style trophy at Silver Lake Association’s Annual meeting in August, along with their names added to an award plaque on display at Silver Lake Marine.
A nomination form can be downloaded from the Silver Lake Association website silverlakeassociation-wny.org
, from your tract director or

copy and paste the link below to your search bar.

http://silverlakeassociation-wny.org/home-owners-of-distin…/

.Submit a nomination before June 30th and the 2018 winners could be from your tract!!

SLA and Perry Central Students Work Together

If you happen to miss the SLA news in the Perry Central School newsletter the “Buzz”, our Water Quality team and School Biology students are working together!

PHS SLA PDF

The SLA’s New Invasive Species Disposal Station is now available

disposal stations 009 (640x360)Roland Beck, from the State Park’s Office at Letchworth, and the SLA WQ Committee worked together to make available this very important disposal station.   This will help alleviate the possibility of invasive species being transported into Silver Lake or from Silver Lake to another body of water.    The Invasive Disposal Station is installed at the State Public Launch at the South west end of Silver Lake.  Let us all do our part and use this valuable tool.

Welcome to Silver Lake, Wyoming County New York

Welcome to the Silver Lake Association Website.  Silver Lake is located in Western New York, one hour Southeast of Buffalo NY, or one hour South of Rochester NY.  Our 3 mile long lake is great for fishing and boating around the 7 mile stretch of it’s shorelines and watershed.  On our website you will find events happening on and around Silver Lake, in our towns and villages of Perry and Castile, places of interest (ex. Letchworth State Park – 10 minutes away) and contact information. As our mission statement says, our organization of dedicated and passionate volunteers are here to keep Silver Lake Clean, safe, and beautiful for the present and for generations to come.  Thank you for stopping in and hope you come and visit… if you don’t live or vacation here already! 

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