Watchic Lake Association

News and Events

Dam Closed to Begin 2015 Season

The dam was closed on April 13 2015 which was a little before ice-out. This will be the roughly month-long process to bring the lake to full water level for safer swimming and boating. The water level monitored to ensure the healthiest habitat for loons and downstream environment ...

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It Gets Chilly on the Lake

  It’s been a cold and snowy winter so far on the lake. The snow started in December and keeps on coming, with about six feet on the ground, including the recent Valentine’s Day blizzard. And it’s been cold, with below average temperatures for most the month (many nights bel ...

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Fog rolls in

Donal Drew sent along this picture of the cold fog rolling in over Watchic Lake. Quoting from Carl Sandburg “The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on.” We all can’t wait to spring! ...

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Watchic Lake Loons – Open Letter

Recently a Watchic Lake homeowner developed and mailed a short letter to all Watchic Lake property owners regarding the recent death of a baby loon. The letter, included here, was reminding us how we can all help avoid future such occurrences. The Maine Audubon poster they includ ...

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Invasive Plant Scare

Members of the Watchic Lake Association regularly check for invasive plants when they are out on the lake (many are Maine certified). Recently a volunteer spotted something concerning. They took a sample and sent it off for analysis by the Water Resource Specialist at Portland Wa ...

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2017 Water Quality Report Available

We have completed our 2017 water quality report for Watchic Lake and its tributaries. In summary, th...

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