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Keuka Lake Association


Navigation & Recreation Committee

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Pursuant to the KLA bylaws the Navigation & Recreation Committee 'shall promote safety and recreation related
programs on Keuka Lake; act as liaison with law enforcement and conservation officials; and educate and inform the membership on safety and recreation related matters regarding Keuka Lake'.

The Committee's work includes the following:

•Increase awareness of NYS boating and fishing laws including speed limits and PDF requirements;

•Work with the Yates and Steuben County Sheriff's Marine Patrol with enforcement of NYS navigation laws, and assist with equipment purchases.

•Work with the DEC Environmental Conservation Officers with communication of fishing and wildlife regulations.

•Distribute summaries of navigation and fishing laws to the KLA newsletter & web site, social media sites, local vacation guides, rental agencies, local newspapers, marinas.

•Distribute dock plates and other methods of site identification.

•Highlight swimming and other water recreation safety matters.

•Publicize recreational opportunities on Keuka Lake.

•Track and stay current with NYS Navigation Laws- existing and proposed.

•Identify, research, coordinate, publicize, and help resolve member concerns on issues of navigation, recreation, fishing and safety.

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Founded in 1956, the Keuka Lake Association, with over 1700 members, provides a unified voice for those who love Keuka Lake. Our mission is to preserve and protect Keuka Lake and its natural beauty for future generations.

Keuka Lake Association is a 501(c) (3) organization (a non-profit tax exempt organization under IRS rules). This distinction is defined by our service to the public and how we are mission-driven as opposed to profit-driven.

Gifts, donations and membership dues paid to our organization are used in direct service to the overall mission to preserve and protect Keuka Lake. Membership dues, donations and gifts are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Consult your professional tax preparer if you have specific tax related questions.