BRCA conserves the lands, water quality, and natural heritage of the Belgrade Lakes Watershed. It activities include land preservation, watershed protection, courtesy boat inspections, and a youth conservation corps.
Hosts a wide array of experiential learning programs. Has a youth conservation corps for young people 16-22 years old. Since 1996 youth have done over 700 projects, including building parks, testing water, working on boat launches, inspecting boats for invasive species.