Lake Plains Waterfowl Association:
- began in 1952 by a small group of dedicated sportsmen. View an old LPWA flyer from the 1950's by clicking here. For a short story on how it came to be as well as some vintage photos of LPWA's past duck raising/duck banding program click here
- is incorporated in NYS as a not-for-profit organization
- is comprised of sportsmen who have an affinity for waterfowling and conservation.
- is a working club for the good of all sportsmen, whether it be fishing or hunting, but always in the name of conservation.
- holds monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of every month @ 7:30 PM (7PM if we have a guest speaker) at the LPWA clubhouse @ 1000 Island Cottage Rd in Greece, NY
- mailing address is: Lake Plains Waterfowl Association, 1000 Island Cottage Rd, P.O. Box 101, North Greece, NY 14515-0101.
- sponsors two youths to attend the NYS DEC Camp Rushford each year. - sponsors a Youth Waterfowl Hunting program and hunt in cooperation with the Iroquois NWR for children ages 12-18. - provides NYS DEC Hunter Education and Bowhunter Education courses for first time hunters. We also offer Waterfowl Education courses (aka Duck Id) to new waterfowlers as well as others who wish to hunt certain WMA's and National Refuges in NYS. See current course schedule
- is involved with the NYS DEC and community government, in an advisory capacity, in decisions concerning hunting, firearms safety, wetlands management and NY Western Zone waterfowl season recommendations, conservation and other related issues.
- has been involved for many years in an educational capacity with the National Hunting and Fishing Day program held at DEC Region 8 headquarters in Avon.
- has been recognized as a leader in Western New York for its conservation efforts for many years.
- is a working member of the Monroe County Conservation Council.
- does not work all of the time. We have a Spring Cookout in May, have a Trap Shoot and Steak Roast in August, and a Wild Game dinner in January of each year. All social functions are held at minimum charge.
- holds a duck decoy making class for interested members during the winter for a small charge to cover the cost of materials.
- is actively involved in wood duck nest box building and installation in good wood duck nesting habitat. We currently have LPWA and member projects scattered all over WNY. Highlights include the Braddock Bay WMA and surrounding area as well as the Yanty Creek portion of Hamlin Beach State Park. We have also have worked with local boy and girls scouts on nesting projects for merit badges, Eagle Scout and Gold award projects. If you might have a son or daughter interested, please contact us.
- for 17 years, we held a Fall Festival in September at Braddock Bay Park and in Forks Park that was family oriented and focused on wildlife art exhibits and facets of waterfowling such as gunning, working decoy competitions, duck calling, and retrieving dog demonstrations in addition to other activities.
- is open to the general public and is always looking for and welcomes new members