Winnipesaukee Environmental & Community Action Network

The Winnipesaukee Environmental
& Community Action Network

WE-CAN! is hosted by the Lake Winnipesaukee Association. WE-CAN! provides an opportunity for communities, businesses, organizations and individuals to share concerns and information, as well as brainstorm and partner on solutions to further our shared goal to conserve, sustain, and protect the water quality and natural resources of the Winnipesaukee watershed.

Septic Sense Seminar

August 27th, 2019; 6:30- 8 pm; Tuftonboro Fire Rescue Department If you live in the Lakes Region, chances are that you have an on-site wastewater disposal system, or what’s more commonly referred to as a septic system. Care and maintenance of a septic system should be a priority for every homeowner because…

By Gloria Norcross 6 months ago

Merrymeeting River Watershed Management Plan Presentation

June 19; 6pm; New Durham Elementary School, Old Bay Road, New Durham For the past 12 months, the residents of Alton and New Durham have worked with an environmental consultant to identify sources of pollution to the Merrymeeting River and make recommendations to mitigate these…

By Alison Baranovic 6 months ago

Residential Stormwater Information Fair

June 18; 4:30 – 7:30 pm; Meredith Community Center, 1 Circle Drive, Meredith Come out and learn some simple do-it-yourself projects you can do on your property to reduce stormwater runoff and pollution. Drop in any time to speak with experts and pick up some practical information to use on your property, or attend one…

By Alison Baranovic 6 months ago

Wolfeboro Water Summit 3

Are you concerned about cyanobacteria in our lakes? If so, then you should attend this important informational meeting to learn about cyanobacteria’s threat to regional lake health and our economy. The Wentworth Watershed Association is hosting the 3rd annual Wolfeboro Water Summit on May 11,…

By ptarpey 7 months ago

Wolfeboro Water Summit

The Wentworth Watershed Association is holding an information session on May 12, 2018 in the Great Hall at the Wolfeboro Town Hall, Wolfeboro from 9am-12pm. A panel of experts will discuss the issues that threaten our lakes and ponds, and simple steps you can take…

By ptarpey 2 years ago

Moultonborough Bay Inlet Task Force being formed.

Following completion of the Moultonborough Bay Inlet Watershed Restoration Plan, the town of Moultonborough is moving forward to start implementation of the recommendations in the plan. The Moultonborough Conservation Commission is leading the effort and are seeking volunteers to serve on a Task Force.  If…

By ptarpey 2 years ago

Watershed Plans Result in a Body of Work

Watershed Management Plans completed to date for the a portion of Lake Winnipesaukee have resulted in a growing database of sites in need of mitigation. As part of the watershed management planning process, watershed surveys identify and document sites that are contributing pollutants to the…

By ptarpey 2 years ago

Moultonborough Bay Inlet Water Quality Plan Unveiled

On December 11th, 3pm, the Lake Winnipesaukee Association and FB Environmental Associates of Portland, ME, will present the results of a multi-year planning process to address the water quality impairments in Moultonborough Bay Inlet, Lake Winnipesaukee.  An action plan to improve the Inlet’s water quality,…

By ptarpey 2 years ago

Page Pond Protected

Added acreage will provide both recreational opportunities and clean drinking water. The Trust for Public Land adds 198 acres of protected land to the Page Pond Community Forest in Meredith. This conserved land adjoins the 560-acre Page Pond Community Forest that was protected in 2009….

By ptarpey 2 years ago

Welcome to WE-CAN!

WE-CAN! is an online forum and clearing house of resources for residents, municipalities, schools and businesses, to bring the various stakeholders in the Winnipesaukee watershed together to align efforts and resources on issues of mutual concern, such as the lake-wide aquatic invasive species management effort.

By ptarpey 2 years ago

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