Watchic Lake Association

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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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Picking the Right Plants

The Portland Water District is dedicated to helping all of us better maintain our lakefront property and thus the quality of our lakes. They remind us that vegetated buffers of trees, shrubs and groundcover plants catch sediment and other pollution before it reaches lakes or stre ...

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Loon Juvenile Lost

We are fortunate to have a pair of loon families on the lake. However, we recently learned that we’ve lost one of the island loon juveniles. This was discovered by a resident returning to their camp for Labor Day. The Maine Center for Loon Conservation has been contacted ab ...

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2014 WLA Yard Sale – Thank You!

  The Watchic Lake Association completed its 2014 yard sale on a beautiful Saturday August 9th. A small group of volunteers gathered truckloads of items, sorted and priced them, moved them to the feild, put them out for display and managed the event. There were no costs to t ...

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Route 113 Culvert Replacement and Road Closure

This summer, contractors will remove the existing concrete structure on Pequawket Trail (Rt 113) nea...

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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...

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