Mission: To maintain the environmental well being of the lake and surrounding areas in balance with recreational use and enjoyment of Lake Gaston. Represents the LGA on Stakeholders Group; monitors, encourages and supports sound environmental efforts with the Lake Gaston Weed Control Council.
Primary Function: Participate, research, monitor and communicate findings concerning Lake Gaston’s environment; including water levels, water quality, biological impacts, and general aesthetics on land and water. Keep informed and maintain rapport with all appropriate groups and agencies involved in the decision-making process for each of these issues, obtain approval from the LGA Board for positions on major issues, and report progress to the LGA members through the LGA Newsletter, Website, and other means of communications.
Primary areas of focus including water quality, habitat enhancement, aquatic vegetation enhancement, and other Lake Gaston-related environmental issues.
Click to read the latest information on the quality of the water in Lake Gaston
See the new 5-year Operational Habitat Enhancement Plan for Lake Gaston
LGA partners with Lake Gaston Weed Control Council and NCSU annually to identify location and volume of noxious and native vegetation
Click to learn about other Lake Gaston related environmental issues and topics