Lake Winnipesaukee Association

The Lake Winnipesaukee Association (LWA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the Big Lake’s water quality and natural resources through monitoring, education, stewardship, and science guided approaches for lake management.

Our programs and projects arise from a deep appreciation and love for the lake and its environment, and desire to keep it beautiful and clean for countless generations to come.  Please help us in our mission by becoming a member or making a donation  to the Lake Winnipesaukee Association today.

Up Coming Events

June 18th:  Regional Lake Associations Meet and Greet

Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) and the Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance (AWWA) will hold a ‘Lake Associations Mixer’ on Saturday, June 18 from 9 am to 1 pm at the Wakefield Opera House, 2 High St, Sanbornville, NH. The theme of the day isConnections Between Land Use and Water Quality — Connections Between Lake Associations’. In that vein, the program will feature a round table session for Lake Associations to get to know each other as well as several presentations about water quality issues and ways to safeguard our lakes, including the importance of land conservation.

This event is free and open to the public.  Click here for more information about the program.

Show your love for Lake Winnipesaukee!  Support our Water Quality Monitoring and Floating Classroom Campaigns!

Water Quality Data Available on line!

You can now access water quality data for Lake Winnipesaukee online! Check it out on the Winnipesaukee Gateway website: Winnipesaukee Gateway Monitoring Sites Map

It’s Winni Cool!

LWA’s Strategic Plan

The LWA Board of Directors is in the process of updating their Strategic Plan for 2016.

Highlights of the  2012-2015 Strategic plan include:

  • Improve our technical and organizational capacities to provide access to information on water quality issues
  • Inform and engage the public through social media, the ‘Floating Classroom’, and community presentations
  • Improve our ability to provide high quality programs, services, and activities to our members and the public through expansion and enhancement of our partnerships

Click Here to download a PDF version of the plan.


The Lake Winnipesaukee Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to protect the water quality and natural resources of Lake Winnipesaukee
and its watershed now and for future generations.