Bolton Lakes Watershed Management Plan

The Bolton Lakes Watershed Management Plan is now open for public comment! 

The goal of the management plan is to provide uniform, thoughtful management of the entire watershed and lakes system now, and to offer recommendations for the future. Hillary Kenyon, a professional limnologist and Certified Lake Manager from Northeast Aquatic Research (NEAR) drafted the main body of this plan. In 2020, the towns of Bolton, Vernon, Coventry and Tolland along with representatives of the Friends of Bolton Lakes and the Bolton Lakes Watershed Conservation Alliance comprised a steering committee who collaborated with Ms. Kenyon to complete the plan. 

The Directors of FBL remarked, “This body of work is the culmination of many years of research, data gathering and unyielding cooperation from numerous state and local town officials”.

The public will have a two-week period (January 11th to January 25th) to return feedback to the steering committee. Use this link to submit your public comments regarding this document: steering committee will integrate suitable public comment into the plan, at which point it will be submitted to the Department of Environment and Energy Protection for final approval.

*Friends of Bolton Lakes, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation in the State of Connecticut.

Our Town of Coventry Staff Liaison for this project is Mindy Gosselin - Wetlands Agent & Erosion Control Officer.