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First ice on Lake Sunapee
12-13-2013
For those hoping for a season of ice-related recreation

LSPA Library Lending Backpacks
11-13-2013
Get Outdoors! LSPA has a new way for you and the kids in your life to explore your own backyard.

Beach Advisory Information
07-11-2013
Beach Advisory Information

NH Supreme Court issues opinions on Wild Goose
06-30-2013
NH Supreme Court issues opinions on Wild Goose

NH SB89 Passed!
06-24-2013
NH Senate Bill 89 was recently signed by the governor. This bill protects our state’s loon population by increasing existing restrictions on the use and sale of toxic lead fishing sinkers and jigs weighing one ounce or less—still the largest known cause of New Hampshire adult loon mortality.

Lake Sunapee Ice Out April 18, 2013
05-01-2013
Lake Sunapee Ice Out April 18, 2013

Sunapee’s Unwanted Guests
02-06-2013
As we prepare for the summer season, we at LSPA work on a variety of projects

What Trees Do for You
10-04-2012
Many people don’t give a second thought to trees, but there are some very good reasons for everyone to appreciate trees.

The New Aquatic Invasives
10-01-2012
New Aquatic Invasives are spread in the Northeast. Zebra mussels, Asian clams and quagga mussels are among the latest "invaders" of our water bodies in NH as well as NY, VT, ME, MA and CT.

PAI/LSPA PLANET Day of Service Volunteer Rain Garden Project
04-20-2012
PAI/LSPA PLANET Day Volunteer Rain Garden Project
On Friday April 20, Pellettieri Associates, Inc. and LSPA joined efforts to install a rainwater collection and infiltration garden at LSPA.


Why is There No Snow?
02-17-2012
Why is There No Snow?
Not easy to answer, but let’s try to shed some light on the reasons.


Lead Free Lakes – Good for Loons and People
02-09-2012
Lead Free Lakes – good for loons and people
There is a movement underway to make NH lakes lead-free.


GLEON 13 - A Success
11-01-2011
The international conference,GLEON 13, of international lake scientists, cohosted by LSPA and the Cary Institute at Mt. Sunapee was a tremendous success.

Lakes, Ice and New Hampshire Winters
10-30-2011
Lakes, Ice and New Hampshire Winters - Research and weather data review tell us that the New England winters are changing.

In-Lake Sunapee Cleanup
09-06-2011
Harbor Cleanup Joint Effort of Lake Sunapee Protective Association and New London Fire and Rescue Dive Team

Secrets and Science of Lakes
07-08-2011
Secrets and Science of Lakes

Extreme Natural Events: A Cautionary Tale for NH
03-21-2011
The recent monumental tragedy in Japan is the latest series of events to remind us that we live on earth at the mercy of tectonics, floods, “fire and ice”.

By All Reports N.H.’s Energy Efficiency Program Saves Money
03-03-2011
UNH Report Outlines RGGI Economics and Success

Legislation and Water Quality
03-02-2011
New Bills Threaten Water Protection

Can We do it - Completely Green Energy
03-01-2011
Noteable engineers tackle the following question: is it possible to convert all of the world’s energy needs to 100% renewable energy?

Local Foods
12-10-2010
We as a state are fortunate to have a subsector of the total food system that supports local producers. These local farmers, artisans and the businesses that support them have a measureable impact on NH’s economy,employment and environment as well as making healthful, local food available for NH’s communities.

Below the Winter Ice
12-10-2010
Lakes and ponds are starting to freeze over and there is a lot that goes on under the ice!

"Lake Friendly" Dock Choices
12-06-2010
Building or replacing a dock is no easy task. Check out our new brochure for help!

All About Winter Lake De-Icers
12-02-2010
All About Winter Lake De-Icers

Demonstration Landscape Project
11-30-2010
Demonstration Landscape Project - LSPA's demonstration landscape project for stormwater handling is complete!

NHLA Grant -2010
10-07-2010
NHLA Grant-2010 Helps Prevent Invasive Milfoil

Freshwater Jellyfish – Species on the Move
10-04-2010
In September, fresh water jellyfish were seen in lakes in NH and MA. Just what are these critters.

Keeping our water clean
08-30-2010
Keeping our water clean - LSPA and Fells volunteers and staff clean up a section of Lake Sunapee.

The Loons in Our Neighborhood
08-20-2010
The Loons in Our Neighborhood

The Economic Value of Freshwater Systems
08-04-2010
The Economic Value of Freshwater Systems -
Some insight into research done on the total economics of freshwater systems such as lakes and ponds.


Inspiration from Lakes
07-26-2010
Inspiration from Lakes - Surprises in and around our lakes

NOAA Project and Local Participants discuss Stormwater
04-02-2010
NOAA Project researchers and leaders and local Participants discuss Stormwater Infrastructure in the Sunapee area

Sunapee Watershed Infrastructure Project (SWIP) Moves Along
01-20-2010
Watershed Infrastructure Project (SWIP) Moves Along-Stakeholders Meet and Upcoming Workshops

LSPA and GLEON
11-03-2009
LSPA continues to be active member of GLEON

Wild Goose Continues
08-08-2009
Wild Goose Continues

Cyanobacterial Blooms
06-23-2009
There has been recent local media attention to cyanobacterial (blue green algae) blooms in New Hampshire lakes.

Carey’s Graduate Work
06-23-2009
Cayelan Carey will be continuing
the data collection work she began last
summer for her dissertation at Cornell.


Wild Goose Boat Ramp Story Continues
05-22-2009
Wild Goose Boat Ramp Story Continues - You Can Help!

Wild Goose Project
05-05-2009
Wild Goose needs you! Write a letter to the DES Wetlands Bureau.

From the Lake to the Classroom
03-25-2009
LSPA is a collaborator in a National Science Foundation effort to bring real scientific data to the classroom.

Public Access versus Public Good
02-03-2009
Public Access versus Public Good

Beaver Dam Breaks
09-25-2008
Beaver Dam Breaks sending Muck into Lake

NSF Workshop Held at LSPA
09-18-2008
National Science Foundation Workshop held at LSPA

John Downing - lake scientist visits Sunapee
07-28-2008
During the week of July 21st, Prof. John Downing studied Lake Sunapee, defining the lake bottom contour.

Recycling-It Pays!
06-30-2008
A report on recycling locally and in NH-how it can save money for communities.

The Sunapee Watershed Plan is Complete!
05-30-2008
The Sunapee Area Watershed Coalition has completed a Watershed Plan with recommendations and continues to work with local towns toward an action plan.

Maple Sugar and Syrup
04-30-2008
A local experience of making maple syrup!

Living Green
01-30-2008
"Reprinted" from an article on using common earth-friendly solutions to solve cleaning problems.

Dr. David Strayer talk on Invasive Species
12-12-2007
Dr. David Strayer, senior scientist at the Institute for Ecological Studies, spoke at Colby Sawyer College's Ivey Center

Algae is Thriving in Lake Sunapee
09-07-2007
Gloeotrichea noticeable in Lake Sunapee, and surrounding lakes and ponds in summer 2007.

LSPA launches GLEON Buoy
08-27-2007
On Monday, August 27, LSPA (Lake Sunapee Protective Association) launched the first GLEON (Global Lakes Ecological Observatory Network) buoy in the northeast United States.

New Threat to Local Lakes, Ponds and Rivers
07-12-2007
In summer of 2007, a new invasive threat is found in the upper Connecticut River.

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