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.
In the trees and on the lake, our birds are an important part of what is enjoyed on Lake Wentworth. Yes, it is just another loon but loons are special, especially when you hear them at night. Our loons arrived on the lake in late April and one pair tried...Read More "Birds Around the Lake"
Greetings Watershed Community, After a long winter, finally we are enjoying springtime. If you are returning from away, welcome back. The board would like to thank Bobbi Boudman for her hard work and dedication to the Association as the Office Manager over the last year. Her organization and willingness to jump...Read More "The Zephyr – Spring 2018"
Many watershed residents are aware of the fact that the University of New Hampshire’s Lakes Lay Monitoring Program (LLMP) has been sampling and testing Lake Wentworth and Crescent Lake for more than a quarter of a century. Carried out by volunteers, with assistance from UNH’s Center for Freshwater Biology (CFB)...Read More "Volunteers needed for stream monitoring"
The Warren Brook easement is a pretty amazing area. Two trips through the area indicate that easement protects some very important and beautiful areas. The walking is not really "easy" but there is real beauty there. The easement also protects the watershed by protecting wetlands and the woodlands from development....Read More "What Is Up at Warren Brook?"
The May 12 Wolfeboro Water Summit provided practical ideas for reducing storm water runoff that can carry harmful pollutants such as phosphorous into surface waters. This Water Summit built on the information conveyed at last year’s inaugural summit, focused on storm water mitigation projects that have been initiated under a...Read More "Water Summit Provided Lots of Information to Protect Our Lakes"
The 44th Annual Smith River Canoe Race was a fun filled afternoon. Some old pros paddled the course with determination, some had great fun and a few found a lot of water in their boats. The race starts at Albee Beach, goes down the Smith River to the Crescent Lake,...Read More "Thrills and Spills on the Smith River"