Megunticook Watershed Association

Promoting Education and Preservation.

No Swim Advisories are in effect as of Sept 30, 2017. No more testing is planned until the spring of 2018.
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Warden’s Report- March 2018

From Warden Dale: Hello, around the MEGUNTICOOK WATERSHED Spring is slowly showing signs of ending winter’s rule. The lions of March certainly roared, delivering us a string of weekly Nor’easters. Two of the storms brought heavy wet snow, measuring over a foot each,...

Plan to Plant a Buffer, or Beef up an Existing One!

One of the best things you can do for the health of your lake or pond is to protect the edge.  Protect The Edge.  That should be a bumper sticker.  If you have grass or dirt going down to water, that’s a bad thing.  Even worse if it’s on a slope.  With every rain,...

March 8th Noreaster

Here’s a few pics from after the March 8th storm that dropped a foot or more of snow on the Watershed. Apparently there’s another one headed our way on Tuesday. As you can see from the photos we have an intrepid kayaker who has taken advantage of our...


2 weeks ago

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There's still time to enter the 2018 Ice-Out Contest! Send in your guess to Warden Dale at
The lower lake looks like early May, the upper lake looks like early February. Go to for Dale's March report and more pics.
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1 month ago

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Mornin' folks. Just as we recover from shoveling from last week's storm here comes another one on Tuesday. Head on over to to see pics from last week, upcoming events, and a great post by Amy about buffer planting and the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District plant sale ... See MoreSee Less

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Founded for educational, recreational, scientific and agricultural purposes, the Megunticook Watershed Association is devoted to environmental preservation and improvement. We’re hard at work to maintain and better the quality of the Megunticook Lake, Megunticook River, Norton Pond, Moody Pond and their feeder streams in Knox and Waldo counties.


Anyone who has spent time in the watershed can appreciate all the beauty and recreation that we are so fortunate to have before us and experience. We ALL have a vested interest in fostering stewardship of our beloved waterways, whether it is Megunticook Lake, Norton Pond or the Megunticook River.


Megunticook Watershed Assocation

We count on the support of our members to continue our work. If you enjoy the Megunticook Watershed please consider becoming a member. Thank you.

© 2017 Megunticook Watershed Association

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