A Year of Loons

Loons nest on our lake but winter on the ocean. Because they can’t move well on land, the ocean tides preclude nesting on the ocean so they fly to lakes where the water level doesn’t change much during the nesting season. Loons appear on our lake right around ice out …

Colors – ROYGBIV

The color has been wonderful and the temperatures warm. Some people are complaining that they can’t get their Fall chores done because they have to be out on the lake. There are reds, oranges, yellows and greens with a blue sky. (There are actually no indigo or violet but they …

Of Crows and a Hawk

In the morning, there is often something going on along the shores of Stamp Act Island. Oct 4th was no exception. Approaching the island, crows were seen headed for it and as you got closer, there was a lot of noise. At one of the small beaches, there was a …

It Is September

The Summer has passed quickly and although it is still “Summer” until the equinox, there seem to be less warm days in the forecast. Predictable changes are happening but there is still lots of time to enjoy the lake before it freezes. It was exciting to see two loon chicks …

Marine Patrol report

The Marine Patrol officer associated with Lake Wentworth was asked about what is going on at our lake. Officer Richard Griffith shared a few things that are relevant to safety on the lake. Lake Wentworth is the lake with the fewest issues and problems of all the lakes that he …