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Water Quality 2006 Overview
Surface water quality in the Sunapee watershed, as in other parts of the northeast, has been impacted heavily by unusually high levels of precipitation for three of the last four years.
Retreat Sets LSPA’s Areas of Focus for the Next Few Years
30 members of LSPA’s staff and Board and past presidents worked together all day November 4, led by facilitator Judy Walke, to reach a strong consensus about the most important areas of focus for LSPA over the next three to five years.
Carey’s Experiments with Gloeo
In both 2005 and 2006, Cayelan Carey placed “traps” to catch the Gloeo migrating from the sediment into the water column. This allowed her to monitor the increase/decrease in colonies entering the water column, and the density of Gloeo near the surface.
Weathers Attends Taiwan Meeting
Fall meeting of the GLEON held in Taipei, Taiwan to discuss findings from the study of dissolved oxygen in Lake Sunapee.
Burkehaven Lighthouse Repairs
The Burkehaven lighthouse last of the three Sunapee lighthouses to be refurbished by LSPA in recent years.
“Gloeo” Blooms and Phosphorus
Studies of Gloeotrichia echinulata (Gloeo) a blue-green alga or cyanobacteria blooming in Lake Sunapee, do not hold good news for our lake.