The mission of The Lake Raponda Association is to preserve and enhance the natural resources and environmental health of Lake Raponda and the surrounding area for the benefit of current and future generations.

Field Walk: Invasive Plants and Control Demonstration

Saturday June 22, 10 -11 am rain or shine. Park along Ware Road at the intersection with "upper" Mountain View Road. 

Scott Smyers is a Wetlands/Wildlife Biologist and VT/MA Licensed Pesticide Operator, and has a residence at Mountain View.
Questions? Email 

Volunteer greeters needed

Consider volunteering for Lake Raponda's Greeter Program, where the front line of defense against aquatic invasive species happens every summer day.

The state provides online and in-person training for both new greeters and prior greeters. You can register for the training here. Contact Bob Brody for more information.


Lake Raponda awarded Lake Wise Gold Award

In January 2024, the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation awarded Lake Raponda the Gold Lake Wise Award. Only five of Vermont’s hundreds of lakes have achieved this. Learn more here.

Loon Caller

The Vermont Center for Ecostudies publishes a an annual newsletter about loon field work, science, and conservation. The latest issue is here and the previous issues are here.

Member Survey Results

The LRA membership survey results are here.


Photo credit: Robin Howe