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Exciting News for the Winnisquam Watershed

For the past several years the Winnisquam Watershed Network (WWN) has been working with the Lakes Region Planning Commission (LRPC) and area partners to lay the groundwork and secure funding to advance the preparation of a watershed management plan for the Winnisquam watershed. Our watershed is being impacted by increasing recreational activity and development pressure,

By Sue Masse 2 weeks ago
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Lake Winnisquam Drawdown

NHDES has posted their schedule for the 2020 Fall drawdown of NH lakes and ponds controlled by damns owned by DES.  Winnisquam is scheduled to begin on October 17.  Being an even numbered year, the lake will be drawn down to a level 2 feet below its normal full volume.

By Judy Hughes 3 months ago
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Thanks to Jay’s Marina

Thanks to Jay’s Marina for sponsoring the Winnisquam Watershed Network at the Benefactor level.

By Judy Hughes 5 months ago
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2020 Membership Drive

The Winnisquam Watershed Network is a grassroots organization that relies on volunteer effort and support from our members to conduct our water quality monitoring, invasive species prevention and control, and watershed management planning and advocacy programs for the Lake Winnisquam watershed. One of our biggest challenges has been bringing together a “community” that straddles five

By Judy Hughes 6 months ago
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Holiday Shopping Opportunity!

The perfect gifts for those lake lovers on your list! We’re taking orders for our popular WWN tee shirts, and have added long-sleeved tees and sweatshirt hoodies. All three items feature the colorful Winnisquam Watershed Network logo on the front. Please click here for information on how to purchase these items. Also just in time

By Sue Masse 1 year ago
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Scary stuff!

Scary stuff!  This is why our Lake Host and Weed Watcher programs are so important!  New Invasive Intercepted at Lake Champlain Boat Launch

By Judy Hughes 1 year ago
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Be Septic Smart!

Check out this informative video from NHDES. Protect our lake – be septic smart! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkxUZRykWcw

By Sue Masse 1 year ago
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As the leaves begin to fall …

… we want to remind you not to dump your leaves and grass clippings into the lake or the streams that drain into it, as this will contribute nutrients to the water and can lead to algae blooms next summer. Best to pile them well away from the lake where they can decompose and restock

By Sue Masse 1 year ago
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Did you know….

…that Lake Winnisquam was once a very polluted lake that no one wanted to swim in?  Watch the story of the Lakes Region Clean Waters Association that changed everything.

By Judy Hughes 1 year ago
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Aqualogic Divers

Aqualogic divers are at work removing variable milfoil from Winnisquam for the next couple of weeks, as part of WWN’s comprehensive milfoil management program. Please keep a safe distance when you see the red dive flag.

By Sue Masse 1 year ago