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Moultonborough Bay Water Quality Kickoff Meeting

June 18th, 2018

June 20th: Come learn about the study to assess the threats to water quality in Moultonborough Bay and Winter Harbor and how you can contribute to this effort to protect Lake Winnipesaukee at 6:00-7:30pm at the Tuftonboro Town House.

Merrymeeting River Watershed Plan Development

March 26th, 2018

March 26, 2018:  The Alton/New Durham Cyanobacteria Mitigation Steering Committee is seeking qualifications/bids from environmental consultants to develop a watershed management and restoration plan for the Merrymeeting River and Merrymeeting Lake Watershed.

Just in time for spring – Landscaping in the Watershed

March 20th, 2018

On April 5, 2018, the Wentworth Watershed Association is hosting a 2 hr information session from 5-7pm at the Wolfeboro Town Hall on landscaping best practices that professionals and homeowners can do that will help protect our lake from polluted stormwater runoff.  Small bites and local beer will be served.  Contact the Wentworth Watershed Association to register.

Moultonborough Bay Inlet Watershed Restoration Plan

December 16th, 2017

Check out the completed study to address water quality impairments in the Moultonborough Bay Inlet area of Lake Winnipesaukee.   The Watershed Restoration Plan provides a roadmap for preserving the water quality of MBI, which historically has exhibited high concentrations of in-lake phosphorus, and excessive milfoil growth.

Waukewan-Winona Watershed Restoration Plan

December 20th, 2016

Waukewan-Winona Watershed Restoration Plan

Progress toward a lake-wide watershed management plan is one step closer with the completion of the Waukewan-Winona Watershed Restoration Plan.

The plan can be viewed under the Lake Management tab – Plan 2.

Enjoy Winter at the Lake!

December 20th, 2016

Wishing our friends, partners, and supporters a wonderful holiday and fun filled winter season on and at the lake.

Cyanobacteria and you: A Primer on Cyanobacteria

August 4th, 2016

August 17th: 6-8 PM, Pinckney Boat House, Brewster Academy, Wolfeboro, NH

Blooms of potentially toxic cyanobacteria have been happening more frequently around the country and locally in NH.

Join the Lake Winnipesaukee Association at their annual meeting for an informative presentation on this important lake and health issue.

Landscaping at the Water’s Edge

January 4th, 2016

August 9th: 6:30-8pm, Moultonborough Public Safety Building, Moultonborough

UNH Cooperative Extension’s “Landscaping at the Water’s Edge” program will be presented by Cathy Neal who will provide an introduction to landscape strategies for protecting and improving water quality. For more information and to register visit http://www.winnipesaukee.org/

Getting to Green: Paying for Green Infrastructure

February 6th, 2015
Need financing for that stormwater improvement project?  Don’t know what resources are out there? Check out the new EPA document:

Getting to Green: Paying for Green Infrastructure, Finance  Options and Resources for Local Decision-Makers summarizes various funding sources that can be used to support stormwater management programs or finance individual projects.  Each type of funding source is illustrated by several municipal programs and contains a list of additional resources.  A comparative matrix is included which describes  the advantages and disadvantages of the various funding sources.

Crystal Clear Volunteers

November 19th, 2014

Citizen scientists put NH lakes monitoring program in national spotlight!

As a regional winner of the 2014 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Engagement Scholarship Award, UNH’s Lakes Lay Monitoring Program was one of four finalists competing for the C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award.   The Winnipesaukee Watershed Association was honored to be chosen as the community partner representative for the award!