Watchic Lake Association

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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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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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Updated WLA Website – Now Mobile Friendly

Over 60% of web browsing is done from a smartphone or a tablet (e.g. iPad). To provide users a more positive experience on a mobile device, we now provide a “responsive design” to automatically change the screen and menu display to match the device. In addition, we have added mor ...

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Maine Audubon on Watchic Lake

Sarah Haggerty, Conservation Biologist and GIS Manager for the Maine Audubon Society recently provid...

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August 2017 Newsletter Available

We have just published our August 2017 Watchic Lake Association Newsletter. In it we cover the recen...

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