It feels like summer is already here at Lake Mansfield! This year, our lake experiences must be informed by the Town guidelines. The trails and picnic area are open and people are paddling and fishing, but the playground and swimming at the lake is currently closed.
Good things are happening at Lake Mansfield!
We need your help! Please plan to vote in support of future Lake Mansfield improvements at the Great Barrington Annual Town Meeting scheduled for Monday, June 22 at 6pm (check the Town of Great Barrington's website for updates about the meeting).
On Saturday, May 2nd we had expected to meet with community volunteers for our 15th Annual Lake Mansfield Clean Up Day, but we had to cancel this much loved event to protect the health of community members. It was disappointing to miss this annual spring moment of shared joy and hard work, but we are eager to connect with you in new ways so that you can continue to be an advocate for the lake you love.
During the month of April, GBLC held a Tree Seed Photo Challenge which provided families and individuals with fun nature-focused activities to do at home. This event, which was planned months in advance, ended up being the perfect activity for these challenging times. Each week we posted a photo of a tree seed and asked viewers to identify it. All participants were entered into a raffle prize drawing and the winners were randomly chosen on Arbor Day.
Our spring 2020 Seed Photo Challenge was a success! Here is what we heard back from participants: