Wentworth Watershed Association

It Is April, Not Swimming Weather – and a Buoy Warning

Things are warming up but not that fast. Not many people are boating but a few are out. Buoys may be an issue for a while in that the ice has moved some and others have been ruined by having a snow mobile hit them. While these are not the...
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An Unfrozen Lake – It Will Warm Sooner or Later

The ice is out but the water is cold. If you venture out, wear a life jacket don't just have one with you. If you fall into cold water, you don't want to have to find and put on your life jacket! Birds are coming back and the waterfowl are...
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Ice Declared Out at 7:00 AM April 1st

ICE (International Committee for Exactness) has been burning up the internet with reports and discussions. Warren Sands was the "problem" and took a long time to melt all the ice. What had happened was that lots of ice had blown that way as it was breaking up in other places....
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Ice Out Is Getting Closer

The ice is changing on the lake. Rain and wind on Thursday night into Friday caused big changes. The rain will melt ice and also cause water to flow down into cracks which makes them bigger. The winds and those associated with thunder storms on Friday afternoon continued to erode...
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Ice Out Contest Times and Dates Now Posted

Want to guess the day and time the ice on the lake goes out? Now is your chance. The Ice Out Contest will be in last year's format. The exact time and date of guesses won’t be published but just the “ranges” of the guesses. This will be close to...
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Ice Still Around and Will Be For At Least a Week or More – video link attached

Ice is still around. Out on the lake, at least of foot of it remains even though it has been warm and sunny. It is supposed to cool off in a day or so and this will slow the melting process. Cate Island is free of ice at this time...
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Our Mission

The mission of the Wentworth Watershed Association

The mission of the Wentworth Watershed Association is to protect and preserve the Wentworth-Crescent Watershed through initiatives that enhance water quality, land conservation, and community education.