The Weather Can’t Make Up Its Mind (Updated) and the Pleasant Valley Road Bridge

The past week or so has had the weather change dramatically. It has been cold, then warm, then cold and then changing to warm. Many people didn’t guess the proper time for ice-out because it happened so quickly. The lake froze on the 8th but a few days later, it …

Early December Weather

After the very cold spells in November, temperatures have moderated. A little rain has fallen and then some snow. Wolfeboro missed the large snowfall that southern NH got. We got 5 or 6 inches when some places got 30 inches. On Friday, a “clipper” went by and left an inch …

Some of Our Properties

The Wentworth Watershed Association has a number or properties along the Northwest shore of the lake. Some, many people see quite often as they are along the rail trail. Another one is more distant with no good access. The property in the upper left corner is the “Square Hill” property …

Color Is Fading

A few days ago, the color had become a bit “muted”. None of the bright colors but still a great show of Autumn. Mt. Chocorua had no color on it as the leaves were long gone but the near hills were still with color. Oh, none of the bright reds …

Marking the Boundaries

The Wentworth Watershed Association has quite a bit of property that helps to protect our watershed. While the Heath Preserve protects the watershed, it is also providing educational experiences for Wolfeboro Students. Last week, a group of about 25 students and 3 teachers walked the new trail and saw the …

Loons on the Lake

Loons are definitely on the lake. The loon census indicated about 20 adults and four chicks. The numbers are actually a bit hard to know for certain because the census is done by a number of people in different “sections” of the lake. Sometimes a loon does not stay in …