A glance at news in the making around the Wentworth-Crescent watershed
News of the Lake – Rain, Cold, Snow and Sun
Well, it is New England, what do you expect? The weekend of the 11th and 12th gave the lake temperatures in the high 50s and touching the 60s. It also rained and got rid of most of the snow except in the deep woods and north slopes. It then got...
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The Brewster Heath Brook Preserve Is a Beautiful Place
Our major event of the past year was to close on the Brewster Heath Brook Preserve. People have been canoeing and kayaking up past the property for years. The swampy areas that are encompassed by the purchase are wonderful in protecting our lake. But there are also beautiful things to...
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Phase III of DES Watershed Assistant Grant- Camp Bernadette
Newly Installed Rain Gardens at Camp Bernadette As 2019 draws to a close, the Wentworth Watershed Association and the Town of Wolfeboro are wrapping up the third phase of the Wentworth-Crescent Watershed Management Plan. Completion of this two-part project is expected to remove substantial stormwater threats to Lake Wentworth. Set...
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It’s Winter – According to the Calendar and the Way it Looks Outside
Before Christmas, some great skating was enjoyed and the ice boats were out. Since that time, it has been warm and then New Year's Eve, it snowed. The snow was the heavy kind. The "official" Wolfeboro total was 11 inches but it also was heavy enough that XC skis only...
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Ice on the Lake
The ice, for the most part, is now "in". It is generally at least 4 or 5 inches thick which is enough to support skaters and ice boats. As always, there are places where the ice is NOT safe. Most of these are apparent because you can see water but...
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Ice Is “In”! Some of the Patterns Are Amazing
Well, the lake is frozen. In many places, the ice is four or more inches thick. At the same time, if you venture out, take self rescue devices such as a screw driver that could allow you to claw back onto firm ice. You would need this only if you...
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Our Mission

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.