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Save Lake of the Lillies is non-profit environmental group committed to the dredging, restoration and preservation of Lake of the Lillies in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ.

Lake of the Lillies is a 21-acre natural lake located just one block from the ocean. Legendary for its great bird-watching, fishing and wildlife habitat, Lake of the Lillies was once one of the Jersey shore’s premier jewels.

According to long-time residents, the lake was once healthy and pristine; averaging 5-6 feet in depth with a few isolated 8-9 foot holes where rumored freshwater springs flowed into the lake.

Through the years the lake has become increasingly shallow and is now in a degraded condition, with an average depth of one foot or less.

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"The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be
his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations, whose words of thanks will not be heard."

- Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day

NJ Threatened & Rare Species known to nest or forage at Lake of the Lillies have rights to a healthy lake.

box turtle
Box Turtle

night heron
Black-Crowned Night Heron
great blue heron
Great Blue Heron
glossy ibis
Glossy Ibis