Watchic Lake Association

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The Watchic Lake Dam in Action

The Watchic Lake Dam in action – these photos show the front and inside of the dam with the gate adjusted to drain surplus water from the lake. Our goal in the spring is to raise the water level fairly quickly after ice-out to protect loon nests and eggs from flooding. The top of ...

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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. 2017 Events 8/1/2017. Maine VLMP Plant Paddle to be held on W ...

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Hannaford Helps the WLA!

During the month of May, anytime a shopper purchases a Hannaford Helps reusable bag (creating a little good karma), the Watchic Lake Association receives $1! So stop by the Hannaford store in Standish off Rte 25, grab a Helps reusable bag, and do a good thing for the WLA and the ...

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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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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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May 2017 Newsletter Available

We have just published our May 2017 Watchic Lake Association Newsletter. In it we cover the many act...

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Hannaford Helps the WLA!

During the month of May, anytime a shopper purchases a Hannaford Helps reusable bag (creating a litt...

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