It is the water of Big Pond that has brought together families and friends for generations. Preserving the health of the Big Pond ecosystem is the primary objective of the Big Pond Association. As outdoorsmen, homeowners and concerneded citizens there are many good reasons that YOU should also be concerned.
Combating invasive and non-natives is an expensive and timely battle. Chemical treatments and weed harvesting are not only expensive, but also require approval from local and state governments. Expenses for can easily exceed $50,000 annually and sometimes 'success' is only containing the problem. Read more about the nightmare milfoil can be in this article about the Stockbridge Bowl
Every year the Big Pond Association votes at the annual meeting to move a sum of money to the Lake Management Fund. At the moment we have recently exceeded our initial $100,000 goal and are continuing to build the 'war chest' for if/when it is needed . Although this may sound like a lot of money, it will only be the tip of the iceberg if a threat is found.
Being a member of the Big Pond Association is the simplest way to show your support. As a 501c3 non-profit organization 100% of your membership dues go directly towards supporting the mission of the Big Pond Association, preserving the health of Big Pond. Multiple membership levels are available:
Includes a Big Pond fleece blanket
Includes a 2020 Big Pond calendar
Membership form for all levels below. All dues and donations are tax deductible.