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 …

NHDES awards $50,000 grant to manage stormwater

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services has announced the award of a third round of funding to the Wentworth Watershed Association and the Town of Wolfeboro for implementation of the Wentworth-Crescent Watershed Management Plan. The Watershed Assistance Grant will provide $50,000 in EPA-funded monies for stormwater mitigation projects along …