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Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation to recognize NJCOLA at November 17th event

Each November, the Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation recognizes the compassionate and community-spirited individuals and/or organizations who give back to our community and make a difference in the lives of our lake communities within our State and our community throughout the year. This year NJCOLA has been selected as the organizational recipient of the 3rd Annual Fran Smith Organization Award for its lake management leadership and lake community support services.  Lake Mohawk thanks NJCOLA for its "long history of supporting the improvement of lake water quality, fostering education and exchanging information." 



NJCOLA –2017 Near-Term Plans

Submitted for Publication in the NALMS Note Region 2, 2017 Article (First NJCOLA Submittal)

The New Jersey Coalition of Lake Associations (NJCOLA) is comprised of sixty (60) large and small lakes situated within the northern region of the State of New Jersey.  NJCOLA convenes quarterly at Lake Mohawk, Sparta Township. The Mission of NJCOLA is to protect and improve the water quality and recreational heritage of New Jersey’s lakes through education including technical presentations by recognized experts in the field, exchange of information and experiences, community dialogue, and collaborative efforts.  NJCOLA is currently preparing for meetings in September and November 2017, and targeting dissemination of information including the release of a new and improved website in October for the benefit of current members and to encourage additional active membership.  Pending release of the new website, contact can be made through Ernest Hofer, President of NJCOLA, at

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