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
Candlewood Plant Management Strategy and Goals

July 27, 2023

We recently published a new guide on the CLA website going over the overall background, current status, and strategy/…

2023 Annual Candlewood Lake Clean Up

May 3, 2023

Saturday, May 20 2023 Location: New Fairfield Town Park Arrive 9:00-10:00am Join us to help Candlewood Lake on Saturd…

Have Your Soil Tested for Nutrients on Soil Testing Day on April 22nd!

April 18, 2023

Ever Wonder if your soil actually needs the fertilizer you're putting on it? Save money and protect the lake by havin…

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