News and Events

August Loon News

As you know we had two loon chicks hatched on Saturday, July 18.  Loon chicks are considered “fledged” at 6 weeks so August 29 will mark that stage of their lives.  Both chicks seem to be doing well and spend most of their time between Middle Island and the south shore ...

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Helpful Covid-19 Info for Lake Users

This information is being provided by the Maine Lake Society to help folks plan for their visits to the lake. There are no guidelines specific for our lake – we encourage all lake users to stay informed of Maine and Standish guidelines as we all navigate these unusual times ...

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Spring 2020 Dam Closing

This year the dam was closed on March 26 (shortly after ice out). We close the dam to raise the lake to the summer full pond level. Full pond will be reached in about two to three weeks depending on the weather. Ice out occurred on about March 23 this year, a bit earlier than pre ...

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2019 Water Quality Report Available

During 2019, the water quality of Watchic Lake remains good and is substantially unchanged from data collected over the previous 3 years (2016-2018). While water quality is good today, Watchic Lake remains at risk over the long term. Nutrient laden run-off from storms (especially ...

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Outpost Public House

Located on the Page Brook Inlet to Watchic Lake in Standish ME, the Outpost Public House is a locally owned and family run restaurant focused on providing a warm and friendly environment where you can eat good food, drink with friends, and enjoy the outdoors. The newly renovated ...

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Membership / Donation


Email Scam – Watch Out

Recently some folks on Watchic Lake have received emails looking for donations, using the WLA and Pa...

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Reminder – Dam Opening about November 1

The Watchic Lake dam gate will be opened on about Monday November 1, 2021 (plus or minus a few days...

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