MEGUNTICOOK WATERSHED ASSOCIATION NEWS

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Free Fishing Weekend!

This weekend is Maine’s free fishing weekend and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is encouraging everyone to get outside and enjoy a day fishing with family or friends. Any person, including non-residents, may fish for free without a license on...

MWA NEWS

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...

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...

WATERSHED PHOTOS

Early Spring 2018 PHOTOS

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