The Smart Report: Over the Top
April 16, 2014
Spring has arrived in the form of melting ice and a rising lake level. Plus, a discussion about how low the lake level can go during winter.More »
NH's Milfoil Problem
Ossipee Lake Alliance has been at the forefront of creating awareness that Concord does not have an equitable long-term plan to pay for the growing costs of milfoil control. We have encouraged and will continue to support various grassroots efforts to address this significant state environmental issue.
The Smart Report: Almost Empty — April, 1, 2014
It’s been a real winter, with lots of ice and snow. Most of it is still on the ground, and if we get some rain, the lake level will rise fast. But could the big lake remain iced-over until mid-May?
State Group Seeks Input on Boat Fee Increase — March, 30, 2014
A coalition of lake associations wants to know if boaters are willing to accept a higher state boat registration fee as a way of increasing funds available for milfoil control.
State Milfoil Control Plan Released — March, 9, 2014
The Department of Environmental Services has released a comprehensive report on its near-term and long-term recommendations to control invasive variable milfoil in the Ossipee Lake system. Non-native milfoil was discovered in Broad Bay in 1995, and the latest infestation was found in the big lake near the mouth of the Pine River in 2012. Click below to read or download the report.
Annual Ice-Out Contest is On — February, 17, 2014
Put your thinking cap on and try to guess when Ossipee Lake will be completely free of ice. Guess the correct day and time (to the closest half hour) and you could win a brand new rod and reel in this contest sponsored by the Ossipee Recreation Department and New England Rod and Reel.