Museum program to discuss Candlewood Lake’s impact on New Milford
Updated 4:31 pm, Sunday, September 13, 2015
The New Milford Historical Society & Museum will hold its next lecture program, “Candlewood Lake and its Impact on New Milford” on Sept. 20.
The program will serve as the opening for the museum’s new exhibit, “The Creation of Candlewood Lake and Its Impact on New Milford,” offered in the New Milford Gallery.
Since 1926, several environmental issues have arisen to challenge the life and health of the lake and its residents.
The response to these challenges will also be covered in the presentation.
Nearly 90 years after its creation, Candlewood Lake has become an important natural resource providing untold environmental, recreational and local quality of life values.
Despite its importance, Candlewood Lake confronts a number of environmental challenges, including eutrophication and the introduction of invasive aquatic species.