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Lake Onota Preservation Association is an organization of volunteers. Our mission is to work with the City of Pittsfield and other partners to keep Onota Lake ecologically healthy, naturally beautiful, and recreationally valuable for all users for generations to come.



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August 21, 2022

Lower Tech Onota Lake Boat Wash Proposal Seeks CPA Funds

From By Brittany PolitoiBerkshires Staff 01:24PM / Saturday, January 21, 2023 PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Plans for an Onota Lake boat wash station were made lower-tech after the original proposal…
September 14, 2023

2023 Annual Members Meeting – Save the Date

Annual Members Meeting 7 pm October 25, 2023 Via Zoom Details forthcoming.
September 4, 2023

9/1/23 Cyanobacteria Update

The current advisory against water contact for people and pets in the Thomas Island area has been lifted by the City’s Health Department. The posters will be removed this afternoon.…

LOPA is a voluntary, charitable, scientific, and educational organization working to preserve Onota Lake.