News and Events

WLA Volunteers Collect Abandoned Loon Eggs

Over the past summer, two loon eggs were left abandoned by parents. In order to support the long term health of loons in Maine, the WLA gathered these eggs and submitted them Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) for testing. BRI tests abandoned loon eggs to measure mercury level ...

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Loon Count and Update July 2022

A dedicated group of Watchic Lake volunteers went out for the Audubon Loon Count on Saturday morning, July 16. Eight adult loons and two loon chicks were counted. All seemed well. Thank you Dana Albert for the following photos of the two July 2022 loon chicks and their parents. ...

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Successful Meet and Greet on July 20

Thank you the 40+ Watchic Lake users and and owners who joined us Wednesday July 20 at the newly reopened Outpost Bar and Grill. This was a great chance to catch up on what’s new on the lake, meet new neighbors, purchase Watchic Lake gear, and support a local business. ...

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New Maine Boating Regulations

Maine will begin to phase in a mandatory boating safety and education course for boaters on inland waters. The course will include education on no wake zones to wildlife and water quality, how to avoid harassing or harming wildlife and the imperative that boats be cleaned of inva ...

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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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