DEC Regulations for Docks

Information on the DEC regulations of docks in the Region 9 area are available clicking on this link.  The link is available on the Water Quality tab of this website.


2017 SLA Winter Newsletter

The 2017 winter newsletters have been mail out to our membership.  If you are a member of the SLA and did not receive your copy please contact the SLA to update your information.  There is now a copy on our website available in a printed PDF format.

Silver Lake Water District News

Passing on this information…

Silver Lake Institute Water System TTHM Letter from Town of Castile_12-30-16


Click on the link, click the smaller page & it will expand to a legible size.

Silver Lake Trail Update Link

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.

New Way to Pay at the SL State Launch

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.

Silver Lake “Invasive Species Report” 2016

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.

Silver Lake Invasive Species Report (1)

SLA 2016 Annual Meeting

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.

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SLA History Stories

Chapters #35 – #38 are now included on the SLA history page.  These stories encompass the years of the 2000’s.

2016 Annual Public Meeting

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!

July 4th Festivities

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.IMG_0213