Swimmer and Boater Safety Reminder

SWIMMERS AND BOATERS REMINDER- The water is warm now and lots of people are out swimming. The Megunticook Watershed Association urges boaters to be vigilant and always know what is ahead of them. When waterskiing and tubing, state law requires boaters to have a...

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning- by Mario Vittone The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim and headed straight for a couple who were swimming between their anchored...

Megunticook Watershed Association receives Camden Rotary grant

Camden Rotary Club has selected eight nonprofit organizations to receive grants totaling $25,000 as part of its annual giving to local causes. This year’s grants will support efforts to help people in need, improve the environment and address health-related issues. A...

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,...