Welcome to the Lake Pleasant-Sacandaga Association

The organization was founded in 1953. LPSA utilizes a broad range of activities and initiatives to raise awareness of the threats of invasive species in our waters and woodlands, including both aquatic and terrestrial invasives. If invasive species are discovered in our area, the organization volunteers work with property owners and government agencies to fight the spread of invasive species which pose a threat to the ecological health and beauty of our area.


Lakes in the Town of Lake Pleasant include Lake Pleasant, Sacandaga Lake, Oxbow Lake, Whitaker Lake, and others, including a part of Indian Lake.


LPSA implements and supports many projects which protect the environment and benefit the community. 

Conservation Initiatives

  • Harmful Algae Blooms

    Harmful Algae Blooms

    Known as red tides, blue-green algae or cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms have severe impacts on human health, aquatic ecosystems and the economy.

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  • Aquatic Invasive Species

    Aquatic Invasive Species

    Protecting our lakes and waterways from invasive species is one of the most important functions of the Lake Pleasant – Sacandaga Association.

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  • Findley Lake Fishery Report

    Terrestrial Invasive Species

    Protecting our forests, woodlands, and other areas from terrestrial invasive species is important to maintain the health of our forests and the beauty of our communities

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Current News & Lake Annoucements


  • LPSA Membership COVID-19 Update

    4/23/2020

    LPSA Membership COVID-19 Update

    LPSA President, Lyn Van Druff, has provided an update on COVID-19 news, including a message from the Hamilton County Public Health Department

  • Coronavirus Message

    3/27/2020

    Coronavirus Message

    The Mayor of Speculator, Dr. Jeannette Barrett, has issued a public letter with information on coronavirus. We are posting the letter here, as a courtesy to our members and the community.

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