The advisory issued on August 9 was removed by the state on Tuesday, August 13, but visitors and residents are asked to remain on the lookout.
To learn more about the state’s stone walls, DES has launched a crowdsourced initiative to map every wall in the state. Through an interactive interface known as the New Hampshire Stone Wall Mapper, interested parties can map the plethora of walls from the state’s aerial imagery platform, including information about where a given structure is located and observations about the wall’s condition.
Paving and grading at the entrance to the state-managed site on Route 25 in Ossipee will prevent boaters from launching or removing watercraft on October 18. The site will reopen the next day.
In a public letter, the Executive Committee of Broad-Leavitt Bay Association, one of the lake’s largest such organizations, calls Ossipee’s proposed purchase of Camp Sokokis “an excellent asset acquisition” and a “once in a lifetime opportunity” for a town beach. Ossipee Lake Alliance came out in favor of the plan on November 7. Voters will have the final say on Tuesday, November 28.
Ice out is a time of quiet on the lake. Some folks love that first open water paddle just to see what’s going on. Sometimes the winter ice has moved things around and left some surprises. With everything waking up and the lake getting restless, it’s a good time to keep your eyes and ears open to the wonders of spring.