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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June 26, 2022

Stay vigilant about invasive species threats

The following letter to the editor appeared on The Berkshire Eagle website on June 18, 2022. It can be viewed in its original format here. To the editor: The discovery…
July 25, 2022

Important Summer Social Update!

With the emergence of the new dominant Omicron variant, holding a LOPA summer social could become a super-spreader event and thus doesn’t seem prudent. Instead, we invite current LOPA members…
July 25, 2022

LOPA Summer News 2022

Below are some items of interest on what your organization has been up to this summer. For more information, I suggest attending the open LOPA directors meeting, mentioned near the…

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