Preserve. Protect. Educate. We are impassioned advocates working to ensure the continued beauty, integrity, safety and survival of Lake Glenville.

Revisiting the Mercury Problem

Updated Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Near the end of 2014 a tsunami-like wave of concern swept over the Lake Glenville community; mercury (Hg) concentrations sufficient to merit posting of human health consumption advisories had been measured in Lake Glenville walleye. It should not have been a surprise.

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FLG Sponsors Successful 2017 Lake Clean-Up

FLG LakeCleanUp 2017 Intro

The day dawned beautifully with a crisp note in the air as the Lake Cleanup brigade took to the waters of sparkling Lake Glenville on Saturday the 10th of June.  Dozens of watercraft participated in what will become an annual event to keep the waters of Lake Glenville the safest and cleanest East of the Mississippi.

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Water Quality Report: May 2017

FLG has recently formed a collaboration with the Environmental Health Program at Western Carolina University (WCU). Under this partnership, WCU collects and tests the lake water and provides us with a more informed scientific evaluation of the results. These quarterly reports will be posted as they are available and can be found on our website under Our Work > Water Testing.

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FLG Partners with WCU for Lake Water Testing

Friends of Lake Glenville’s Water Quality program is one of our organization’s key and most important elements of our mission. The program currently has three major parts: stream or in-flow water testing, lake sedimentation measurement and lake water testing.

This year, we are pleased to announce we have entered into a partnership with Western Carolina University (WCU) to take a more modern and scientific approach to lake water testing.

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Top 10 Reasons to Join or Rejoin Friends of Lake Glenville

As a non-profit organization with a very public mission, FLG relies on the support and participation of everyone who lives, vacations or enjoys spending time on Lake Glenville. If you're just learning about us, or looking for reasons to become a Member, Sponsor, or Donor, we've compiled the Top 10 reasons.

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A Note About Floating Recreation Equipment

Now that the days are a little longer and the temperatures are a little warmer, I’m sure you are anxious to get back to enjoying some time out on the lake. In last April’s newsletter, and also in my presentation at the June meeting for the Friends of Lake Glenville, I covered the topic of inflatable recreation equipment; specifically floating trampolines and other large floating water toys.

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Tradition Meets Technology: Attracting Fish in Lake Glenville

Local anglers are getting a helping hand from the Friends of Lake Glenville in the form of 20 new Honey Hole fish attractors.

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