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2016 Water Quality Report Available

We have completed our 2016 water quality report for Watchic Lake. The data used in this report comes from readings done by FB Environmental and WLA volunteers. All data has been certified and has been submitted to Maine VLMP. This report includes a much richer set of testing than ...

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Loon Update Fall 2016

Another wonderful report from Kim and Steve Lajoie on our loons… “We are happy to report that this year 3 babies were born on the lake and at this writing all three are thriving and preparing for their first flight.  Just today we saw six (!) migrating eagles fly over ...

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Good Time to Check Your Septic System

After a busy summer season and before the ground freezes, it is a good time to have your septic tank pumped. Plus, its easier to deal with septic system issues before the ground freezes. Tanks near the watershed need to be maintained before the melting snow and spring rains can l ...

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Upcoming and Recent Events

This listing includes events and happening on Watchic Lake. Many other regional events can found at the Maine Today calendar site. Some events are WLA sponsored, and others appear for the benefit of Watchic Lake users. 2016 Events 8/28/2016: Kiwanis and the Watchic Lake Ski Club ...

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Invasive Plant Screening Day

On July 17, 2016 a group of 10 WLA board members and volunteers surveyed Watchic Lake for invasive plant species – none were found.  During this survey, 19 native plants were identified. To learn more about the native plants in the lake see the Invasive Plants section if this web ...

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2016 WLA Annual Meeting

THANK YOU to the nearly 70 people that joined us Saturday July 9, 2016 at the Standish Congregational Church. The meeting began with a silent auction and raffle, followed by a lasagna dinner prepared by the Congregational Church. We reviewed our recent “Risk Assessment Report”, h ...

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New Buoy and Water Quality Data Loggers

You may have noticed a small red buoy on the south end of the lake, about mid-way between Watchic Road 5 and East Eleanor Ave. This happens to be the deepest part of the lake (~40 feet or 12.5 m), and an important area for us to monitor. The data gathered from the system connecte ...

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Announcements

Dam Update – Now at Full Open as of 11/15/2016

The dam was opened to full winter position (maximum outflow) on Tuesday 11/15/2016. After about a we...

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November Newsletter Available

Read our latest November WLA Newsletter, including a recap of our 2016 activities....

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