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.
A glance at news in the making around the Wentworth-Crescent watershed
Yes, it is finally declared out. The official time is 8:15 AM on 4/24/18. For a time, there was lots of wind that was causing waves to lap up onto the ice and melt it but then the wind stopped. Monday was warm and sunny but it took a bit...Read More "Ice Out Declared 8:15 AM on 4/24/18"
Did you know? “Over 90% of the water pollution problems in New Hampshire are caused by the pollutants carried in stormwater runoff”. NH DES The Water Summit can help you to prevent stormwater runoff and to help our lakes stay the way we like them. The Wolfeboro Water Summit 2...Read More "Wolfeboro Water Summit 2 – May 12, 8:30 – Noon"
The 44th Annual Great Smith River Canoe and Kayak Race, sponsored by the Wolfeboro Lions Club, will be held on Saturday, May 19th, starting at 1:15 PM. A number of Wentworth Watershed Association members enjoy this race yearly. Some in boats and others just watching the boats come down the...Read More "44th Annual Great Smith River Canoe and Kayak Race – May 19"
The Wentworth Watershed Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Brown as its new executive director. She will begin work on April 16. Brown has an extensive background in conservation biology, marine and freshwater ecology, community engagement, and nonprofit management. For six years she served as science education...Read More "Julie Brown Named Executive Director"
The ice is still "in" as of 4/19. Perhaps, half the lake is free of ice but to get rid of it will require having more sun, warm temperatures and probably some wind. None of those things are in the forecast for the next few days. While it may change...Read More "Update on the Ice Out"
The April 5th Landscape Workshop was a well attended event. Many of the attendees were landscapers who work on properties around our lakes and in the watershed.There were also many property owners as well. Letting everyone learn the basic and rather easy ways to help protect the watershed was a...Read More "Great Attendance at the Landscape Workshop – Soak Up the Rain"