Monthly Archives November 2016

Open Letter from Maggie Shannon Regarding LakeSmart

To all our friends on Watchic Lake, I’m thrilled to say LakeSmart was active on 54 lakes and ponds (23 more than 2015) in 13 Maine counties in 2016. Our combined efforts engaged 212 lakefront homeowners. 135 of them received the coveted LakeSmart Award, and 55 are LoonSmart. LakeSmart volunteers across Maine reported over 1,000 hours of volunteer service. According to Independent Sector, which assigns a dollar value to volunteer hours by state, LakeSmart volunteers contributed $21,462 to protecting Maine
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Spring Dam Update – Closed as of 4/12/17

Spring is here and the dam is now closed! While not yet at ice out, its time to start raising the lake level in order to support loon nesting and help water quality. The level should be at full pond in about two weeks (late-April).  
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