How does runoff impact water quality?

How does runoff impact water quality?

During rainfall, the water that hits the earth does not stay there. It will run off wherever it hits, running downhill into our waterways. Rain is essential to replenish the groundwater and fill the rivers and lakes. Still, it also leads to erosion and frequently...
LMPF Fall Cleanup

LMPF Fall Cleanup

On Saturday, 9/17, starting at 8:30 AM, we will be kicking off our 3rd annual LMPF Fall Cleanup. Come get involved, get the kids out, drink some pumpkin spice, and experience a sense of community as we continue to clean up Lake Mohawk for the upcoming fall and winter...
Rain Garden Demonstration 2022

Rain Garden Demonstration 2022

On May 21st at Beach 6, the Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation hosted a live Rain Garden Demonstration to provide an overview of the benefits of rain gardens on lake properties. A Rain Garden is nature’s water filter. Rain gardens are shallow landscaped...
What is a Rain Garden?

What is a Rain Garden?

An important way to keep our lakes clean is by preventing nutrients and sediments from running off your lawn, roof, or driveway into the lake. You can do this by collecting rainwater in barrels, allowing rainwater to collect in a rain garden, and slowing down...