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June 21st, 2019

July 25: Cyanobacteria – Its threat to you and Winnipesaukee! – The LWA will host a presentation by Dr. James Haney, UNH Professor of Biology, on current research and issues concerning cyanobacteria at the Carriage House, Church Landing in Meredith from 6:30 – 8 pm. Come learn about the types of cyanobacteria, current management options, and what you can do to help minimize blooms. This is an important talk for all to attend! As space is limited, pre-registration is required!

June 21st, 2019

July 30: Septic Sense – Come out to the Gilman Library in Alton from 6:30 – 8 pm to learn how septic systems work, proper maintenance, the do’s and don’ts, and much more. Gary Spaulding, a licensed septic system designer and installer, will give a very informative talk about what happens after you flush. The Lake Winnipesaukee Association thanks Randy Hilman Homes and Bank of New Hampshire for sponsorship of these important talks. For more information, click here.

Residential Stormwater Information Fair

June 6th, 2019

June 18: Residential Stormwater Information Fair – Come to the Meredith Community Center from 4:30pm-7:30pm to learn about simple do-it-yourself projects you can implement on your property. Drop in any time to speak with experts or pick up information, or attend one of the featured presentations. For more information contact Donna Van Ness at or visit this link.

Merrymeeting River Watershed Management Plan Presentation

June 6th, 2019

June 19: Merrymeeting River Watershed Management Plan Presentation – For the past 12 months, residents of Alton and New Durham have worked with an environmental consultant to identify sources of pollution and mitigation strategies for the Merrymeeting River. Come out to the New Durham Elementary School at 6 pm to hear about the data analyses results and the action plan.

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.