About Us

Our Mission

To protect and enhance the long-term environmental health and natural beauty of Lake James and its watershed

Our Vision

To build a collaborative community that understands, appreciates, and protects Lake James and its watershed

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Our Values


We advocate for the preservation of the exceptional beauty and clean water of the Lake James Watershed.

Community Benefit

We believe that all people should be able to enjoy the healthy environment, clean water, and exceptional natural beauty of the Lake James watershed. 

Science Driven

We will foster the development of citizen scientists and commit to decisions and actions grounded in science.


We commit to educating and engaging people of all ages in order to inspire stewardship of the environment today and in the future.


We value collaboration with diverse communities, schools, governments, private enterprise, non-profits, and others.

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