A glance at news in the making around the Wentworth-Crescent watershed
Thrills and Spills on the Smith River
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,...
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Changes at the Lake – Yes, Spring Is Arriving
Spring is finally getting here although there are still cool nights. The leaves are starting to "pop" but the colors that they present are light greens and not their "summer" color. There are new eagles on the lake and, of course, there are sunsets. Looking toward the Lake View Inn,...
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Lake Quiz #3
This is a different kind of quiz. There are two pictures and you have to pick which one is which. Many are quite easy but a few may be harder. Give it a try...... Again, four questions are asked and then the answers are given below them. There are a...
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Some Visit and Some Stay
As Spring finally gets started, some birds are visiting for awhile and then moving north while others stay. Some now have returned from their winter abodes under the lake to the surface. Yes, Spring is a time of changes and warmth is coming. It is supposed to be in the...
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Julie Brown Named Executive Director
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...
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Update on the Ice Out
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...
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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.