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Lake Hosts help prevent spread of invasive species

May 22, 2015

Lake Hosts Help Prevent Spread of Invasive Species

Published 21 May 2015 – The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Memorial Day weekend not only signifies the start of the recreational boating season, it also marks the official start of the New Hampshire Lakes Association (NH LAKES) Lake Host Program.  This summer, approximately 750 Lake Hosts stationed at 105 of the most highly used boat ramps throughout the state will teach boaters how to clean, drain, and dry their boats to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species from water body to water body.

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Editorial: Loons and Lead; N.H. Bill Offers Needed Protection | Valley News

April 13, 2013
Saturday, April 13, 2013
(Published in print: Saturday, April 13, 2013)

If you sense that there are significantly more loons on the lakes, ponds and rivers of New Hampshire than just a few decades ago, you’re absolutely right. Thanks to the hard work of the Loon Preservation Committee and other conservation organizations, about three times as many loons now take up summer residence in New Hampshire as did in the mid-’70s. Anyone who has watched one of these spectacularly handsome birds or heard its signature call can only be grateful for how much has been achieved.

But it hasn’t been easy. Loons are not only finicky breeders, they’re slow ones.

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Vistors from Great Britain treated to ride & tea aboard Meredith man’s hand-built steamship

September 11, 2012

Vistors from Great Britain treated to ride & tea aboard Meredith man’s hand-built steamship.

Protected Loon Shot In New Hampshire « CBS Boston

September 4, 2012

Protected Loon Shot In New Hampshire « CBS Boston.

NH Fish and Game seeks help in loon shooting – Boston.com

September 3, 2012

NH Fish and Game seeks help in loon shooting – Boston.com.

NH loon shooter could face $250K fine | New Hampshire NEWS

September 3, 2012

NH loon shooter could face $250K fine | New Hampshire NEWS.

Students work to keep milfoil out of lake » New Hampshire » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

August 20, 2012

Students work to keep milfoil out of lake » New Hampshire » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA.

Summer job: Keeping milfoil out of NH lake – Boston.com

August 20, 2012

Summer job: Keeping milfoil out of NH lake – Boston.com.

Meredith septic ordinance may be not be far off

July 13, 2012

Meredith septic ordinance may be not be far off.

MEREDITH — Amid ongoing concern about safeguarding the water quality of Lake Waukewan and the other lakes and ponds in the town, the Waukewan Watershed Advisory Committee and the Community Development Department will host a “Septic Sense Workshop” at the Community Center on Monday, July 16 beginning at 6:30 p.m. …

Robert H. Hamlin Obituary: April 2, 1923 – June 1, 2012

June 1, 2012

Robert H. Hamlin Obituary: View Robert Hamlin’s Obituary by Akron Beacon Journal.