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Lake Smart News

  LAKE SMART PROGRAM 2014 OFF TO A STRONG START News from Lake Smart Coordinator Maggie Shannon Formal Trainings Scheduled: Four (4) LakeSmart training sessions are planned.  Each runs from 9 am to 3 pm, includes classroom and field training. Mid-coast June … Continue reading

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ONLINE RESOURCES TO HELP PROTECT LAKES, PROPERTY VALUES, AND WILDLIFE HABITAT

        ONLINE RESOURCES TO HELP PROTECT LAKES, PROPERTY VALUES, AND WILDLIFE HABITAT THE LAKESMART WAY Illustrated Instructions for Best Management Practices(BMP’s)to control erosion: http://www.pwd.org/news/publications.php   and scroll down to Conservation Fact Sheet Series.  The series contains illustrated instructions … Continue reading

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LOONS IN APRIL: WHY YOU WANT LAKE SMART

   The morning after the ice went out dawned overcast and cold. Open water stretched flat and grey to the farthest shore, looking as forbidding as the day. Then a group of loons swam into view, and I felt a … Continue reading

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KEYNOTE MEASURES HUMAN IMPACTS TO SAFEGUARD LAKE COMMUNITIES

  Three years of research by Professors Catherine R. Bevier, Michael R. Donihue and Colby undergraduates has produced information that lake groups can use to assist in planning programs, informing constituents, and providing science-based information to decision makers. Lake water … Continue reading

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