New Milfoil Found on Big Lake

The boat basin at the Westward Shores marina is the latest location documented to contain variable milfoil. The chance discovery last week is a reminder that state and local officials need the help of lake residents and boaters to identify infestations so they can be treated before they spread.

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Boat Decal Program Becomes Law

Boaters whose vessels are registered outside New Hampshire will now have to pay $20 annually to use state waters. Revenue generated from the sale of the $20 decals will go to the state’s Lake Restoration and Preservation Fund. The decal law is the first major piece of legislation in a decade designed to increase state funding for milfoil control.

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Alliance Lands Patagonia Intern

Liz O’Donnell lives in Nevada but has strong ties to Danforth Pond, a place she says inspired her to seek a career at the activist outdoor clothing giant. For six weeks this summer, she’ll be back on the lake to work with the Alliance.

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