Otisco Lake Preservation Association   

            Otisco Lake is a beautiful lake. 
                                     Help us to be better stewards of our watershed.      


In addition to the Grants and Otisco Lake Water pages, check out the information available at the Marcellus Library! 

Marcellus Library

A reference folder is now available at the Marcellus Library. The OLPA reference materials are located in the reference section of the library at R363.7 in a folder labeled "Otisco Lake Preservation Association." 

The reference folder consists of the materials listed below:

  • The Otisco Lake Book: A Citizens Guide to Protecting Otisco Lake. (There is also copies of this book in the Historic documents section of the Marcellus library and also another within the Onondaga County Library system)
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension Folder
  • Invasive Weed Identification Guide
  • Train the Trainer Manual
  • Weeds Watch Out: Adopt a Shoreline Program
  • How to Build a Rain Barrel
  • A Selection of Plants for a Rain Garden
  • Finger Lakes Landscapes - Landscaping for Water Quality in the Finger Lakes Region

Thank you to Bill Ayling for putting the information together!

Lake History

Check out this article written by Mary Bean about the history of Otisco Lake!