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
Help us search for Zebra Mussels During the Deep Drawdown!

February 10, 2023

Want to help us search for Zebra Mussels during the deep drawdown? You can volunteer to search the shoreline for mus…

Recorded CLA Plant Loss Webinar

January 27, 2023

Did you miss Wednesday's presentation on the plant loss in Candlewood Lake? Never fear! We have uploaded the recorded…

CLA Candlewood Plant Loss Research and Plan Webinar

January 10, 2023

Join us as Certified Lake Manager and CLA Director of Ecology, Neil Stalter presents the current status and findings…

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