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Maine Act to Strengthen Shoreland Zoning.

The WLA encourages you to learn more about Maine LD 2101, and Act to Strengthen Shoreland Zoning Enforcement. From the Maine Lakes Society “Maine’s strong shoreland zoning rules are critical to protecting lake water quality and wildlife habitat. But when rules are ignored, ...

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Upcoming and Recent Events

This listing includes events happening on Watchic Lake or in Standish. Many other regional events can found at the Maine Public Calendar of Events site. Some events are WLA sponsored, and others appear for the benefit of Watchic Lake users. 2024 Events May TBD:  South Shore Outbo ...

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WLA Volunteers Stain the Dam

As part of the WLA’s maintenance of the dam, the building housing the dam gate mechanisms requires maintenance. This year volunteers restained the dam. Otherwise, the building continues to be in good shape. Thank you Owen Smith, Donal Drew, and Chris Martino for work! ...

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Ice Cream Boat Returned

On August 20th, Watchic Lake Association volunteers Travis Roney and Stephanie Parker captained our Watchic Lake Ice Cream Boat. Nearly 300 ice cream cups and information on protecting the lake were handed out to folks along the shore. And thank you to Hannaford Supermarket in St ...

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Cyanobacteria Concerns – Sept 2023

A significant number of Cyanobacteria blooms have identified around the lake. Depending on the concentration of Cyanobacteria, it can be harmful to humans and pets. Maine DEP suggests: When in doubt, stay out! If an area looks green or cloudy, smells bad, or has scum on the surfa ...

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Social Event – Outpost Bar and Grill

Join us at the Outpost Bar and Grill for a chance to get to know your Watchic Lake neighbors Wednesday August 30 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. This is a great opportunity to socialize with others on the lake, learn about how you can help protect the lake, share experiences, and share ...

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Upcoming and Recent Events

This listing includes events happening on Watchic Lake or in Standish. Many other regional events ca...

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Maine Boating Safety Course March 17, 2024 Standish

The Standish Fish and Game Club will host a Boating Safety Course instructed by volunteers for the M...

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