For the Silver Lake residents interested in the progress and information pertaining to the Silver Lake Trail, please click on this link provided by the SL Trail Committee.
Silver Lake State Park Boat Launch payment options
PUBLISHED: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 AT 12:30 AM Batavia News
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ARTICLE OPTIONSA ACASTILE — To provide more payment options for park visitors, the Genesee Sate Park Region announces that an automated vehicle use fee collection system has been installed at the Silver Lake State Boat Launch. Visitors may pay their vehicles use fee of $6 with exact change, credit cards or debit cards.
The Empire Passport, Access Pass and Golden Park programs will be accepted at this location. Participant in these programs should call the Letchworth park officers for information on how to use these programs at the facility. Call 585-493-3600 for Silver Lake State Park.
Attached is a report from WNY PRISM (Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management) on a study conducted in Silver Lake earlier this year. This will also be included on our Water Quality page when this post is deleted.
If you missed the Annual SLA meeting on Saturday, you missed very important information about the Silver lake Community. All of our Guest Speakers shared an informational presentations I wish I had recorded.
SLI President Bill Schaefer and his wife Kathy shared with us projected programs and activities for the SL Experience 2017.
Stan Klein, Greg McKurth, Eleanor Jacobs, and Frank Bright informed us all about the Water Quality matters, activities, and programs involving Silver Lake and it’s community. There were years and years of experience in that group!
Keith Granger and Joe Mylniec along with Eleanor Jacobs updated us on the Town and Village projects.
Sheriff Gregory Rudolph and Deputy Dave Richardson gave a nice presentation of what went on this year policing Silver Lake. If anyone has questions contact the SLA and we will try to get the answers from this very special group of people that care for our lake.
Chapters #35 – #38 are now included on the SLA history page. These stories encompass the years of the 2000’s.
August 13, 2016 will be the SLA Annual Meeting open to the membership. The meeting will be held at 9:00 AM at the Club on Silver lake (Silver Lake Country Club). We will have a mini Town Hall meeting with possible guest speakers, Eleanor Jacobs (village of Perry Trustee), Town of Castile Supervisor Keith Granger, Town of Perry Supervisor Jim Brick, SLI President Bill Schaefer, Deputy Dave Richardson (substituting for Lake Patrol Deputy Don Parker – Retiring), Representatives from the Watershed Commission and Wyoming County Soil & Water District, and a member from the Old Orchard Beach Fish and Game Association. Each guest has valuable information to share so don’t miss this one. Communication & knowledge is key, bring your questions and note pads!
What a fantastic weekend for everyone’s festivities this 4th of July! The weather was perfect and the people were plentiful! The new pictures of the 2016 Howard Benedict Memorial Boat Parade are now available on the “Lake Pictures” tab. Other pictures are shared on the front page slide show. I hope everyone had a FUN and safe Holiday weekend! See you next year.
This July 4th weekend the “Ring of Fire” will be held Sunday, July 3, and followed by the awesome fireworks display at 10 PM from the Club on Silver Lake. The Howard Benedict Memorial Boat Parade starts at 2 pm July 4th, in front of the Silver Lake Marine Docks. Everyone is welcome to join the festivities.
When using flares around the lake for the Ring of Fire or anytime, please use pie tins underneath to catch the burnt remains (Phosphorous) and help care for our lake. Included is a printable flyer of important information.
Mark on your calendars to attend the July 9th, 2016 SLA Monthly meeting. This month’s Guest Speaker will be Bob Murphy describing the history of “Life on Walker Road”. Bob is renowned as the Silver Lake Historian and has rave reviews on all of his speaking engagements. The meeting will be held at the Club on Silver Lake Restaurant on the second floor. Our meeting will start promptly at 9 AM. Reservations are not required but are recommended. Email – Emmerson_mark@yahoo.com for more information.