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.
October is beginning to feel like real Autumn. After a day or two of abnormally high temperatures, the cooler weather seems to be taking hold. Now, there is even a cold rain with a forecast of snow flurries in the mountains. The draw down is progressing and some of the...Read More "Draw Down and Signs of the Season"
The Square Hill Property is not directly on the lake but Hersey Brook flows through it from Sargent's Pond. The property, therefore, helps protect our watershed. There are no trails on it so it is not particularly "user friendly" and some of it was farmland that has now grown up...Read More "Square Hill Property – Protecting the Watershed – Oh and Some Big White Oaks"
Heath Brook Campaign Update We are 2/3rds of the way to our goal of $325,000! We have received pledges and donations from over 100 families and grants from two foundations, the Land Bank of Wolfeboro-Tuftonboro and the Wolfeboro Fund plus a donation from the Wolfeboro Conservation Commission to make it...Read More "Heath Brook Campaign Update"
Yes, there are signs of Autumn. A few red leaves are showing up and the image above is the big rock at the Stamp Act sandbar with the red leaves of the black gum showing up. It is close to the equinox so things are supposed to changed.... There have...Read More "Some Little Signs of Autumn"
2018 is a Draw Down Year 2018 is a scheduled draw down year. Due to scheduled milfoil treatment of the back bay (Front Bay) of Lake Winnipesaukee, the draw down will ramp up on September 13th. Adam Tasker, who manages the dam reported that he is currently trying to get...Read More "It’s a Draw Down Year – What You Should Know"
On August 24th, the Annual Camp Dinner was held at Camp Bernadette. Great fun was had by all - oh, and there was good food, too. As usual, there were good things to eat before dinner and then the dinner was sumptuous. And the weather was PERFECT. Before dinner, there...Read More "Camp Dinner 2018"