Click on the highlighted text for links to general lake information, lake ecology, lake protection, and local lake associations.
NH Department of Environmental Services Watershed Assistance and Restoration Grantees Forum Blog – This is the place to interact with current, past, and possibly future grantees, the DES Watershed Assistance Section staff, and other interested parties.
KnowledgeBase – Science and Information Management for the Gulf of Maine and its Watershed!
Reddit’s Water Page – Water is the most precious resource on Earth. It will be the most contested resource in the 21st century.
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) – “Serving our member states by fostering collaboration on water issues, training environmental professionals, coordinating water research, educating the public, and providing overall leadership in water management and protection.”
Lakes of Maine – Information about Maine lakes
Lakes Environmental Association (LEA) – dedicated to protecting the waters and watersheds of Western Maine.
Check out Tips for a Natural Lakeshore from the US EPA for Lakes Appreciation Month.
What you can do to slow the flow of stormwater runoff on your property: Conservation Practices for Homeowners from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Explore an interactive website that demonstrates ways to protect freshwater resources: The Nature Conservancy Freshwater Conservation
NH Lake Protection Tips Some Do’s and Don’ts for Maintaining Healthy Lakes
ME Lake Protection Tips A Laker’s Dozen – 13 Ways You Can Help the Lake
Great Tips for Homeowners from ThinkBlue Maine
A Citizens Guide to Lake Protection – Minnesota guide to lakes
An in-depth look at Understanding Lake Ecology from Water on the Web
Frequently asked questions about lakes from Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Rubber Ducky video about stormwater from ThinkBlue Maine
NH’s Lakes Lay Monitoring Program is dedicated to preservation and sound management of lakes through citizen-based monitoring and research.
Physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of lake ecology provided by Lake Access and the University of Minnesota, Duluth.
Image Based Key to Zooplankton of the Northeast
Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program (VLMP) – Volunteers who gather scientific information about the health of Maine lakes
New Hampshire Volunteer Lake Assessment Program (VLAP) – Initiated in 1985 in response to an expressed desire of lake associations to be involved in lake protection and watershed management
LOCAL LAKE ASSOCIATIONS