Ossipee Selectmen don’t like Green Mountain Conservation Group and don’t think much of their planning survey either, even if the town’s own conservation commission leads the effort. Issue may be proposed directly to voters at Town Meeting.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: After Christmas 2015 — January, 2, 2016
Kayakers on Broad Bay on Christmas Day, then cold temps and snow. Winter is finally settling in on the lake.
Funding for Watershed Buildout Study Rejected by Ossipee Selectmen — December, 22, 2015
“No” is the Select Board’s answer to a request to pay $6,000 toward a Green Mountain Conservation Group research study to give town planners data to help manage growth and protect the area’s water supply. Chairman Rick Morgan says he will “never work with” GMCG, citing that group’s support of DRED’s decision to deny the town’s request to build a public beach in environmentally sensitive state-owned Ossipee Lake Natural Area more than a decade ago.
The Smart Report: Christmas 2015 — December, 5, 2015
Thanks to the State Dam Bureau and Ossipee Dam Authority, the lake level continues to be predictable and according to plan.
Group Seeks Legislation to Prevent Spread of Invasive Species — December, 3, 2015
The New Hampshire Lakes Association plans to promote a bill that will require boaters to clean and drain their vessel and trailer before entering a state lake and again when leaving it. The group believes the law can help limit the spread of variable milfoil and keep other invasives like zebra mussels from finding their way to state waters.