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Country Ecology: Migratory Bird Treaty Act

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which was signed by President Woodrow Wilson and protects more than 1,025 species. All other legislation pertinent to the safety of our native birds is amended to this important bill, which reflected the plight of avian life in those times. The Act ended the millinery trade, which was selling feathers from egrets and the like, making such ornamentation a societal no-no.

Latest Ossipee Lake Milfoil Management Plan Released

Latest Ossipee Lake Milfoil Management Plan Released

Thanks to the state and the work of volunteers in our three towns, there is constant progress being made to control invasive milfoil on the lake…but it’s a never-ending battle. Each year the state writes a summary report detailing where our milfoil is located, and what is being done to control it. Everyone who lives on the lake or recreates here is encouraged to read the report in order to understand the challenge and the work being done to address it.