NH SB89 Passed!
NH Senate Bill 89 was recently passed by the NH legislature. 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.
What Trees Do for You
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
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.
Why is There No Snow?
Why is There No Snow?
Not easy to answer, but let’s try to shed some light on the reasons.
GLEON 13 - A Success
The international conference,GLEON 13, of international lake scientists, cohosted by LSPA and the Cary Institute at Mt. Sunapee was a tremendous success.
In-Lake Sunapee Cleanup
Harbor Cleanup Joint Effort of Lake Sunapee Protective Association and New London Fire and Rescue Dive Team
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
Lakes and ponds are starting to freeze over and there is a lot that goes on under the ice!
Keeping our water clean
Keeping our water clean - LSPA and Fells volunteers and staff clean up a section of Lake Sunapee.
There has been recent local media attention to cyanobacterial (blue green algae) blooms in New Hampshire lakes.
Carey’s Graduate Work
Cayelan Carey will be continuing
the data collection work she began last
summer for her dissertation at Cornell.
Wild Goose Project
Wild Goose needs you! Write a letter to the DES Wetlands Bureau.
From the Lake to the Classroom
LSPA is a collaborator in a National Science Foundation effort to bring real scientific data to the classroom.
A report on recycling locally and in NH-how it can save money for communities.
The Sunapee Watershed Plan is Complete!
The Sunapee Area Watershed Coalition has completed a Watershed Plan with recommendations and continues to work with local towns toward an action plan.
"Reprinted" from an article on using common earth-friendly solutions to solve cleaning problems.
LSPA launches GLEON Buoy
On Monday, August 27, LSPA (Lake Sunapee Protective Association) launched the first GLEON (Global Lakes Ecological Observatory Network) buoy in the northeast United States.