A glance at news in the making around the Wentworth-Crescent watershed
March 18 2016 – Ice Went Out – Not This Year
In 2016 on March 18th, the ice went out. Well, today there is probably over a foot and a half of ice if not two feet in most places. It hardly went above freezing today and a few places where there was a little bit of open water on the...
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Brewster Heath Preserve – A Winter View
Members and Friends of the Wentworth Watershed Association made it possible to save a wonderful piece of land and one that truly helps to protect the water quality in the Wentworth-Crescent Watershed. A hearty thanks goes out to all who helped. Presently, the heath is under snow and the herons...
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Ice Out Guessing is Over
There are optimists and pessimists. The earliest date is March 13 and the latest is May 1st. Last year, the person who guessed the latest date won. Who will it be this year? A recent core taken in a bay indicated 22 inches of ice with 6 inches of snow...
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Winds and Rain and Snow
The weather continues to be "variable". Recently, there was rain on top of an inch of snow. Visibility wasn't great and it was damp when you were out on the lake. Most people didn't spend much time in the drizzle before heading inside. Then, there was wind. Not just a...
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The Campaign for Heath Brook is Complete!
Thanks to donors like you, we have reached our goal of $325,000! The Wentworth Watershed Association is pleased to announce that our Campaign for Heath Brook is complete! We received donations from 195 families, leadership grants from two foundations, the Land Bank of Wolfeboro-Tuftonboro and the Wolfeboro Fund plus a...
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Skiing and the Life Guard’s Dilemma
In the middle of the week there was an inch of snow that fell on top of the 4 - 6 inches that was on the lake. That snow had suffered a warm spell and was "consolidated" which might be read as "crusty". The inch that fell in the middle...
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Our Mission

The mission of the Wentworth Watershed Association is to protect and preserve the community, natural resources, water quality and scenic beauty of the Lake Wentworth-Crescent Lake Watershed, as well as to promote knowledge of the enduring character of its woodlands, waterways and wildlife, its people and its history.