The mission of the Pawtuckaway Lake Improvement Association (PLIA) is to monitor and act upon environmental and safety issues that affect Pawtuckaway Lake, picture1to educate the public on the conservation, protection, and improvement of  water quality, natural shoreline, wildlife habitat, recreational resources, safety, and natural resources as they pertain to the welfare and interest of Pawtuckaway Lake.  To that end, the PLIA collaborates with conservation commissions, planning boards, state and federal entities, land trusts and other conservation organizations working to conserve or protect natural resources that have an impact on the Lamprey River watershed that includes Pawtuckaway Lake.  We invite you to explore these pages, become informed about our organization, come visit and enjoy our “little piece of paradise”, become a PLIA member, and consider joining our dedicated volunteers to help us achieve our mission.  You’ll be in good company!


Save the Date

The PLIA is trying a new approach to summer this year, kicking off the season with an earlier Annual Meeting.  The new date will be:  May 20, 2017    So, please mark your calendars now!!!  Read more

Outgoing President Tom Duffy with Incoming President John Decker
Outgoing President Tom Duffy with Incoming President John Decker


Annual Pawtuckaway Lake Islands Clean-Up

Recently Pawtuckaway Lake Weed Watchers conducted their annual island trash pick-up on the weekend of Saturday December 3 and Sunday December 4.  Read more





Invasive Species Presentation To PLIA Board


Amy Smagula, limnologist and Exotic Species Program Coordinator at the NH Department of Environmental Services (NHDES), addressed the PLIA Board of Directors at its November 15, 2016 meeting.  She spoke about Pawtuckaway Lake’s variable milfoil infestation, offering information and outlining recommendations for its management in the near future.  Read more…