…looking for directors from the south and north basins. Terms are three years, two meetings a year. If you are interested, talk with any of the directors or click here to message us. Lori Thomas, Middle Basin
Prevent erosion of your camp road Maintain a buffer strip of vegetation near the shore. Seed and mulch bare soil. Don’t disturb the pine needles or ground cover. Don’t use fertilizer near the lake. Use riprap to stabilize the shoreline (permits required) Don’t import sand to your beach Don’t wash cars or bathe pets
Few things symbolize summer at the lake like driving down a camp road. Many memories start with a turn off the pavement and down a tight, well-worn gravel track toward the pond. But these roads present major maintenance challenges and a poorly maintained road can cause drainage and runoff issues. “A camp road in poor shape
While your here in and around the lake. Inspect the shoreline near your camp and look at all of the aquatic plants. Use the VLMP quick key criteria to detect slightly suspicious plants. If you find a suspicious aquatic plant, mark the location with a weighted buoy and carefully collect a specimen for confirmed identification.
by Lori Thomae and Ben Peierls On July 18, thirteen enthusiastic paddlers participated in the Invasive Plant Patrol (IPP) PLANT PADDLE, a 3-hour guided exploration in the upper basin of Moose Pond, hosted jointly by Mary Jewett, teacher/naturalist of the Lake Environmental Association, and Roberta Hill, Invasive Species Program Director of the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring
Greetings from Moose Pond! I am writing this note while sitting on our dock on the west shore of the middle basin having just finished my morning row. Just about every weekend day from May to October, I hop in my skull and row up and down the lake in one direction or the other depending
by Colin Holme Last summer’s cluster of tornadoes on Moose Pond, Long and Highland Lakes tore up numerous waterfront properties, damaged houses, buildings, and boats. And of course, they also left a wake of shattered trees… Huge limbs broke like toothpicks, trunks snapped in half and whole trees uprooted. The destruction on some lots was incredibly
by Brian Fox and Leigh Macmillen Hayes The sky darkened to an eerie color around 4:30 p.m. on July 1st and I moved indoors. Suddenly—and I mean suddenly—the wind rose up. Torrential rain followed. And thunder and lightning. Wind circled around and first I was making sure all screens and doors were closed on one side