MEGUNTICOOK WATERSHED ASSOCIATION NEWS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Winter Animal Tracks Walk at Erickson Fields

Event Location: Erickson Fields Preserve Event Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00pm ROCKPORT – Saturday, February 3 Maine Coast Heritage Trust invites adventurers of ages to join steward and naturalist Kirk Gentalen for a lively morning outdoors...

MWA NEWS

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...

Ice Out Contest 2018

Yesterday on my way home from Lewiston I saw a Turkey Vulture, a sure, ‘tho ugly, sign that spring is near.  Judging by Warden Dale’s photos our recent warm weather has started the spring melt.  Last year at this time we had a similar melt but then winter...

WILDLIFE

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,...

Peregrine Falcon Sighting

MWA member Roger Wickenden sent me these photos of a Peregrine Falcon over near Balance Rock on the lake.  Charlie Todd, Maine’s Inland Fish & Wildlife Endangered Species Coordinator says that a pair of Peregrines have been nesting for the last few years on...

Loon Rescue

Avian Haven posted this on Facebook yesterday. The Loon was up in the Trout Hole past Chaney’s Narrows. Doug and Lake Warden Dale tried unsuccessfully to capture the Loon on Thursday. But Doug got her early Friday. Way to go Doug!...

WATERSHED PHOTOS

Early Spring 2018 PHOTOS

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