In this 2010 Alliance newsletter article, a state official articulated why the dam needed to be replaced to improve flood protection and prevent a structure failure that would devastate downriver properties. The article is also useful for its recounting of the dam’s history.
An opportunity to work outdoors, meet people, and help keep invasive plants from entering the lake awaits a handful of lucky individuals who are selected for this year’s Lake Host program on Ossipee Lake.
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.
It’s up to Ossipee voters to determine whether buying Camp Sokokis is the right financial decision. But from an environmental perspective, we like the plan and support it.
State Superior Court must approve a special town meeting for residents to vote on a proposed $1.2 million land purchase to create a town beach on Ossipee Lake.