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  • 6/28/2020
    • The presentation by Amanda McQuaid, PhD, NH DES concerning cyanobacteria has been posted to our website on the cyanobacteria page.
  • 6/7/2020
    • The CPA has decided to hold the June 28 Regular Meeting online only. No Potluck Dinner this year. Sorry. See more on our Upcoming Events page
  • 6/5/2020
    • LakeSmart - added information about some free Webinars that NHLAKES is offering.
      Highlighting the one about Gravel Roads and Driveways
    • The LakeSmart collection of information has outgrown a single webpage so the Articles, Resources and FactSheets now all have their own webpage.
  • 6/2/2020
    • Cyanobacteria Advisory has been issued
    • There is a cyanobacteria bloom at Clough Pond and the State will likely issue an advisory soon.
  • 4/21/2020
    • Update to our LakeSmart page with a link to a YouTube video of a Webinar concerning landscaping at the water's edge. 
  • 3/27/2020
    • Our weather sensors are back online for the summer. Visit our Weather tab for access.
  • 3/22/2020
    • The 2019 water quality report (VLAP) from the NH Department of Environmental Services for Clough Pond has been posted to this site's Water Quality tab. 
  • 3/19/2020
    • Ice-OUT has been declared as of March 18, 2020 and represents 94 days of Ice-IN since December 15, 2019. See other historical dates elsewhere on our website
  • 1/17/2020
    • Added December 15, 2019 as the Ice-In Date for this winter. 
  • 11/25/2019
    • A late announcement that our weather station is of offline for the winter. See you again in the spring.
    • A link to NHLAKES' LakeSmart downloadable book has been added to our LakeSmart page. 
  • 10/23/2019
    • Added a new page with links to a variety of Fact Sheets put out by the NH Department of Environmental Services.
      You can find this link under the LakeSmart tab.
  • 10/20/2019
  • 10/19/2019
    • Attention LakeSmart interested individuals! Erosion Control Mix fact sheet now available online. ECM is a ground cover mix of bark, sand, gravel, stone, and wood fragments that is considered a very good product to spread on the ground to help it absorb water rather than allowing the water to runoff into a lake, pond, stream, or culvert that leads to any of those surface waters. Vendor information included. 
    • Interactive map (2019 update), available from our Lake Host tab, of aquatic invasive species in lakes and ponds in the northeast. 
  • 8/22/2019
    • Native Shoreland Buffer Plantings for NH - A publication from NH DES about water's Edge plantings. Visit our LakeSmart tab to see this and more.
  • 8/19/2019
    • E. Coli results posted for the summer months. AOK.
    • New officer and board of directors elected to the CPA
  • 6/5/2019
    • LakeSmart Program is coming to Clough Pond. See Tab above
    • E. Coli Tab moved under the Water Quality Tab above. 
  • 4/6/2018
    • Landscaping at the Water's Edge 

      This is a PDF copy of a publication from the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension.

      Jared  A. Teutsch, J.D. former President of NHLAKES says in this publication's Forward: 

      • "Remember, maintaining a healthy waterfront is critical to the ecological, economical and aesthetic investments in your property and New Hampshire’s waterbodies."