Megunticook Watershed Association

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Signs of Spring?

Get yer Ice Out guess in yet?? The lake is opening up and there are signs of spring everywhere. However… in the interests of full disclosure, NOAA weather has issued a Hazardous Weather Advisory. Tomorrow’s high is predicted to be 9 degrees with wind gusts to 45 mph. Oh, and plowable snow Tuesday and Wednesday. […]

Why an Apple a Day Could be Bad for a Barred Owl

  February 23, 2017 at 1:03 pm by Emily MacCabe By Wildlife Biologist Erynn Call Have you ever thrown an apple core out the car window and thought it was a harmless action, or maybe even a nice snack for a little critter?  Tossing out edible tidbits while driving can threaten wildlife, particularly raptors such as […]

Megunticook Ice Out Contest!

By the looks of the pics at the bottom of this post, spring, and ice out may be here soon.  But then again, what do I know, I’ve never won the Ice Out Contest!   The Megunticook Lake Watershed Association is once again sponsoring an “Ice Out” contest.  The person who guesses closest to date […]