Lake Bomoseen Community Area

- LBA Weed Harvester Article from Rutland Herald

- The latest issue of the LBA Newsletter is now available.

- Milfoil Control Statement - approved by the board Nov. 2014

- If you would like to subscribe to or unsubscribe from the LBA mailing list, please send a message, giving your name, preferred email address and permanent mailing address to

- If you would like to join the LBA or renew your membership now, you may send a check payable to LBA, to LBA, PO Box 655, Castleton, VT 05735, or use PayPal below. Thank you!

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Lake Bomoseen Preservation Trust News

Tax-deductible donations for the benefit of the lake will be gratefully accepted by the Lake Bomoseen Preservation Trust. Please make out your check to the Lake Bomoseen Preservation Trust or LBPT and send it to LBPT, PO Box 356, Bomoseen, VT 05732. A PayPal option is now available below.

Lecture Series Topics and Dates:

This series is held to fulfill the mission of the LBA to preserve, promote and protect our lake. Contact Davene Brown at or 802-468-2281 for more information.

The 200 CLUB
Register of 200 Club Members

The Lake Bomoseen Association is pleased to announce that the KILL the MILfoil 200 Club campaign has surpassed the $60,000 level.  Lake homeowners and users have been very generous and this sends the message that many folks care and want to do what is necessary to reduce amount of milfoil in our beautiful lake. After the LBPT has enough on-the-water experience to analyze, purchase of a 2nd harvester will be considered.

The  largest contributor to the 200 Club is Green Mountain Feeds, Inc. of Bethel, VT which has donated $20,000.  Our thanks go to this company and to all donors to date.  Having started the club in September of last year we are extremely grateful to all donors.  

Different levels of giving have been formed:  Bronze is $200 to $999, Silver $1,000 to $9,999, Gold is $10,000 to $19,999 and Platinum is for donations of $20,000 or more.  Contributors will be listed on the LBA website (  We invite any users of Lake Bomoseen to join in the fundraising effort to purchase, maintain and operate another Eco-Harvester.  Checks may be made out and mailed to LBPT, PO Box 356, Bomoseen, VT 05732. A PayPal option is available above, should you wish to make a donation now.

Any questions, please contact Davene Brown at or call at 518-265-1267. 

- This year, Lake Bomoseen has been home for an usual amount of invasive milfoil.  We plan to do what we can to reduce it but that comes with a cost.  We invite you to support our efforts to accomplish this goal.

- The Shoreland Protection Act, H. 526, is now the law. For the official State version, here is a link to The Vermont Shoreland Protection Act Handbook.




2016 Events Calendar

Board monthly meetings: The next meeting will be held May 19th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Castleton Community Center.

July 4th Fireworks: When else? July 4th, about 9:00 p.m., over the lake at Crystal Beach. Rain Date: July 5th, same time and place.

Lake Bomoseen Association (LBA)

THE LAKE BOMOSEEN ASSOCIATION, INC. was formed and incorporated in 1956 by a group of neighbors who loved and cared for Lake Bomoseen and wanted to see it thrive.
We continue today to love and care for the Lake and want the Lake to thrive environmentally, financially and socially in the future.
We value and seek to preserve the historic and natural beauty of the Lake. We work to assure the health of the Lake and its fauna and flora.
We are intensively involved in the battle against current and future invasive species and plants. We run a Greeter Program whereby we inspect all boats launched at the public accesses to prevent the introduction of invasive species.
We encourage and promote safe boating; set and light the guidance and warning buoys; provide the Fourth of July fireworks; and sponsor the Neighborhood socials and picnic each year.
We do all this in close concert with the State of Vermont who owns the lake and the Townships of Castleton and Hubbardton, which surround the Lake. We partner together for preservation and lake management. We engage with the Department of Environment Control, the Agency of Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife, State Representatives and local government and law enforcement on behalf of the Lake community. We enhance communication through quarterly newsletters, an up to date website, continuous Facebook updates, and Community Bulletin Board postings. An LBA sponsored Lake Bomoseen Perk Card provides discounts from local businesses that support our Lake and appreciate our members’ participation.
LBA is a not-for-profit corporation, 501(c)(7) governed by a Board of Directors elected each year at the summer annual meeting by the vote of the General Membership.
LBA is a proud charter member of the Vermont Lakes Coalition.

News & Events 4/23/2016

First Social of 2016

Lake Bomoseen friends and neighbors are invited to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  This is LBA's first social of 2016 and is being held at the Kehoe Camp from 5 to 7 pm on Thursday, May 5.  We'll provide the tacos and fixings but you will need to provide your own beverage.  This will be a good time to welcome spring on the lake, celebrate the ice out and just catch up with friends and neighbors of Lake Bomoseen.  2016 LBA memberships dues can be paid and donations to the 200 Club to KILL the MILfoil are always welcomed.
Any questions, contact Davene Brown at or call at 802-468-2281.

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Local News 5/24/2016

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