Kudos to Dan Mattaini and John Picard. You may not know their names, but they’re the ones who kept the lake level on an even keel all summer this year. Dan also reports that the state has found money for work needed on the spillway of the north side of the dam, which should start next summer.
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.
It’s the state’s largest stratified drift aquifer, and it’s been in the news lately. But are you confused about what the Ossipee Aquifer actually is and why it’s important? A public presentation on August 1 will help.
Over the last few years, you may have noticed fewer tree swallows competing for your nest boxes’ occupancy, while you earnestly hope to attract a bluebird pair on your open land. Populations of birds that eat flying insects have been dropping at an alarming rate, especially in northeastern North America.
Our area’s communities are publicly at odds with one another over an irreplaceable shared resource that is vitally important to our future. Green Mountain Conservation Group’s proposal to establish an Aquifer Advisory Committee to get our towns on the same page regarding protection efforts has our support. The kick-off meeting, on July 17, is open to everyone who wants to learn more.