7 Lakes Alliance

Organization Information

WebsiteClick to visit
Street137 Main St.
BoxPO Box 250
Town/CityBelgrade Lakes, Maine 04918
CountiesFranklin, Kennebec, and Somerset
EmailClick to send
Phone 207-495-6039

Service Area

Belgrade Lakes Watershed region, including Belgrade, Manchester, Mercer, Mount Vernon, New Sharon, Norridgewock, Oakland, Readfield, Rome, Sidney, Smithfield, and Vienna.

Key Facts

  • Cooperate with the local lake associations and conservation groups on conservation efforts
  • Cooperate with area schools to promote natural resources education
  • Make educational presentations to planning board and selectmen
  • Provide information and referrals about conservation issues
  • Accept easements or title on lands
  • Sponsor Youth Conservation Corps each summer of local high school students who spend the summer fixing erosion and other non-point sources of pollution around the Belgrade Lakes
  • Umbrella organization for the five lakes associations in the Belgrade chain of lakes
  • Applied for and received EPA/DEP 319 Grants to address NPS Pollution around the watershed.
  • Developed watershed management plan for Belgrade Lakes Watershed
  • Worked on the Kennebec Highlands project, a proposal to the LMFB to protect 5,980+ acres in Kennebec County for more info, pleaase see this website: www.kennebechighlands.org
  • Coordinating efforts to prevent the spread of invasive aquatic species in the region including Courtesy Boat Inspections and invasive plant patrols.

7 Lakes Alliance is an accredited land trust.

Accredited Land Trust

Main Contact

NameLaura Rose Day
AddressPO Box 250, Belgrade Lakes, ME 04918
EmailClick to send
Phone 207-495-6039

Alternate Contact

NameMel Croft
TitlePast President
Address90 Eastwood Lane, Smithfield, ME 04978
EmailClick to send
Phone 207-362-5340