Carp in Copake Lake

​In the past few years, carp have been seen in Copake Lake. These are not native fish and they are invasive. They will most likely go after native plants before eating the milfoil. In addition, they put out nitrates, which is one of the categories that has put us on the “distressed lake” list in […]

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In Memory of MICHAEL “MICKEY” BRAUNSTEIN

It is with deep regret that we report on the passing of Michael “Mickey” Braunstein, whose plane crashed into the Hudson River off Germantown, New York on Friday, May 3.For many of us, it was a thrill to watch Mickey take off and land on Copake Lake. Children and adults alike would stop and watch.After […]

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Contribute Your Photos and News!

​Copake Lake = family gatherings, lakeside barbeques, longtime friends, exquisite sunsets, summer romance, first time waterskiing, abundant wildlife, lifelong memories…We’ve all enjoyed many great times with family and friends at Copake Lake.  Please share them with the CLCS community by sending us your photos and stories, so that we might post them on our website. […]

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The Copake Lake Conservation Society Facebook Page

​Have you visited our Copake Lake Conservation Society Facebook page? Facebook is part of social media, and our Facebook presence is indeed social! For many of us who are not full-time lake residents, it is a place to drop in and see current photographs of the lake itself in various seasons and times of day, […]

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