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Unwanted: Invasive Plants

Unwanted Species By: Amy Campbell And now for something different. These ruminations have been about plants or animals that we enjoy seeing around the watershed; often ones we thrill to seeing. This time, not so much. This late summer I have noticed ever more areas...

Mid-Winter Report

Here’s Warden Dale’s Mid-Winter Report Mid-winter in the Megunticook Watershed is a fabulous time to get out and shake those blues. The temperatures may be cold but if you dress properly it’s fun to play on the ice. While skating, fishing or just...

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!...