Lake Sunapee Protective Association


Articles & Brochures

LSPA offers brochures on a wide variety of topics.

8 Things You Can Do to Protect Your Watershed
8 Things You Can Do to Protect Your Watershed

Now is the TIme to think About Dock De-Icers
Dock De-Icers: Tips for safe and effective use. Help Lakes Have a Healthy Winter...Manage Bubblers

"Lake Friendly" Dock Choices
Building or replacing a dock is no easy task. Check out our new brochure for help!

All About Winter Lake De-Icers
All About Winter Lake De-Icers

Toward a Water Resources Plan for New Hampshire
Overview of the N.H. Water Resources Primer

Landscaping Lakeshore Properties
Principles of Lakeshore Landscape Design

Septic Systems
How Do They Work? How Do You Maintain Them?

A Homeowner's Guide to Lakeshore Living
This pamphlet presents some guidlines for living responsible on a lake or pond.

Cumulative Effects: Non-Point Source Pollution
The greatest threat to water quality today.

Gloeotrichia echinulata
Gloeotrichia echinulata, a blue-green alga, has recently been blooming in Lake Sunapee.

A Guide to Responsible Lighting
How to Save The Beauty of the Night.

Blue-Green Algae: Cyanobacteria in our lakes
Gloeotrichia echinulata, or “Gloeo,” is a cyanobacterial species that has been appearing in Lake Sunapee regularly since 2004.

Invasive Aquatic Plants

The best way to deal with aggressive, invasive plants is Prevention

Tips for Renters

Our "Tips for Renters" Brochure informs visitors about "clean" lake living.

Ice Management Choices for Homeowners

Minimizing Your Impact

Rain Barrels

Make your own rain barrel.

Help Stop the Spread of Invasive Bivalves

Why Invasive Bivalves are a Problem.

Rain Garden & Infiltration "Train"

Controlling Stormwater Runoff

Landscape Garden Plants

Plants for stormwater absorption, hardiness, low maintenance and natural beauty.

Tips for Boaters

Please help us take care of this lake for the pleasure of future boaters.

VHS - Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia

A major threat to freshwater Fish populations.

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