Committed to the preservation of
our great Candlewood Lake

The Candlewood Lake Authority is wholly dedicated to the safekeeping of Candlewood Lake. We promote responsible recreation, conservation, and stewardship for the largest lake in the state of Connecticut. Candlewood Lake Authority partners with the many stakeholders to advocate for Candlewood Lake including owners FirstLight Power Company, federal permittee Federal Energy & Resource Committee (FERC), the state Department of Education and Environmental Protection (DEEP) as well as local public officials, businesses, and residents.

How we are protecting
Candlewood Lake
Recent News
CLA To Begin Buoy Removal in October

October 7, 2021

The CLA will begin removing Hazard, Navigation, and Speed buoys from the lake in October. If you plan to be out on th…

Grab a New CLA Paddlecraft ID Sticker to Stop Your Craft From Getting Lost!

October 7, 2021

Paddlecraft ID Stickers are now available! You can find them at Park and Recreation offices in Danbury, Brookfield, N…

FirstLight Announces Annual Candlewood Lake Drawdown!

October 7, 2021

FirstLight Annual Drawdown of Candlewood Lake, Lake Lillinonah, and Lake Zoar Candlewood Lake – FirstLight Po…

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