Our Lakes & Rivers

Our lakes and rivers are the lifeblood of our community, providing us with recreational opportunities, drinking water, and vital habitat for wildlife. At the Glen Lake Association, we are dedicated to preserving and protecting the health and beauty of the Glen Lake/Crystal River Watershed for future generations. In this video collection, you will find a variety of videos that showcase the natural wonders of our lakes and rivers, highlight our ongoing conservation efforts, and provide tips on how to enjoy our waterways safely and responsibly. We hope that these videos will inspire you to appreciate and protect the natural wonders of our community. So sit back, watch, and discover the beauty and importance of our lakes & rivers.

Conversations About Conservation and Climate

Watershed Biologist, Rob Karner, talks about his role and how climate change is affecting Big Glen

Restoring the Crystal River

Learn about replacing culverts with bridges on the Crystal River

Hatlem Creek

Learn how rain events affect Hatlem Creek

The Geology of Glen Lake

Learn how Glen Lake was formed geologically over time

Snails and Clams of Glen Lake

Learn about the many species of clams and snails inhabiting our waters

Microscopic Life in Glen Lake

Laura Wiesen explains how to use a plankton net to sample microscopic life in the water

Aquatic Plant Survey Work

Watershed Biologist, Rob Karner, shares important facts about our aquatic plants

The Fish of Glen Lake

Learn about the fascinating species of fish living in Glen Lake

The Amazing World of Aquatic Plants in Glen Lake

GLA experts explain the amazing world of aquatic (submerged) plants in Glen Lake