Welcome To CFL
The Connecticut Federation of Lakes (CFL) is the Voice of Connecticut Lakes.
Connecticut lakes need a voice to represent them at the local and state government levels, to educate the public, and to help create an environmental ethic for lakes so these important inland water bodies can become and/or remain the healthy, desirable natural resources our families and friends deserve.
Although lakes have not been neglected, they have suffered over the years just as have the Long Island Sound and our rivers. High-density populations around lakes, septic problems, stormwater runoff, erosion, nutrient loading, exotic species, and other causes of environmental degradation have damaged many of our lakes and ponds.
Our lakes are very fragile, but with public education, remedial programs, and political action they can be protected. The CFL was formed by those who wanted to help.
The CFL is a partner, a resource, a sounding board, a clearinghouse, and even an advocate in local, state, and national matters as they pertain to CT lakes. The CFL wants to help you in your efforts to protect your lake, pond, and/or watershed to be healthier now and in the future.
"Save Our Lakes" Specialty Plates are Available
CFL designed a specialty license plate to enhance public awareness of the need to preserve and protect the states lakes and ponds from aquatic invasive species and cyanobacteria blooms.
A portion of each purchase sends funds to the CT Lakes, Rivers & Ponds Preservation Fund.
Order yours today!
CFL Joins Amazon Smile
Put Your Shopping to Work for CFL
Connecticut Federation of Lakes (CFL) is now registered under the AmazonSmile program. By selecting the CFL as one of your designated charities that you want to support, Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases you make to CFL.
To sign up for AmazonSmile and learn more click the button.
Become A Member
Please keep CFL in mind and be sure to pay your 2022 membership donation. Many of our members are now seeing the fruits of our efforts to create funding for the fight against invasive species. CFL will, once again, award grants in 2023 to support our member's efforts.
We all hope and expect that the lake season will be better for us all. Keeping your membership up will let us make 2022 our best year yet!