Gravel & Dirt Road Maintenance Workshop

On September 29 from 9 AM to 3:30 PM at the Gilford Community Church in Gilford, N.H. interested members of the public including home owners’ associations, road agents, and property maintenance providers are invited to attend a Gravel & Dirt Road Maintenance Workshop.  Presenters will cover topics including how to establish a legal drainage easement, selecting the proper road surface materials for the desired results, when road work needs a state permit, an overview of innovative techniques for the best management of stormwater runoff, and an equipment demonstration.  The $45 per person attendance fee includes a catered hot lunch, 5 Professional Development Hours from EnviroCert International, and a Certificate of Attendance.   The registration deadline to attend is September 21st.  To download a workshop brochure and registration form visit website www.belknapccd.org . For more program information contact the Belknap County Conservation District (BCCD) at telephone 603-527-5880 or email lisa.morin@nh.nacdnet.net . This program is sponsored by NH Dept. of Environmental Services and BCCD.

Contact Information:
Lisa Morin
Program Coordinator
Belknap County Conservation District
64 Court Street
Laconia, NH  03246
Telephone: (603) 527-5880

 

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Winnisquam Watershed Network (WWN) Officially Launched

The Winnisquam Watershed Network (WWN), a lake association for all of Lake Winnisquam, is officially launched! Approximately 50 members attended our Charter Meeting on July 29th to express support for the WWN’s mission and to approve Bylaws, elect a Board of Directors and pass a budget motion. See the link below for minutes of the meeting, including the bylaws and Board of Directors. We have also received certification as a New Hampshire non-profit and will be looking into pursuing 501(c)(3) status as a federally designated non-profit.

The Winnisquam Watershed Network’s mission is to work together to preserve and protect Lake Winnisquam for future generations. The group’s initial efforts will include the development and implementation of a comprehensive water quality monitoring program for the lake, working to prevent and control of milfoil and other invasive aquatic species, and working with local municipalities to encourage and support planning on a watershed-wide basis.

Stay abreast of our activities and help support the Winnisquam Watershed Network by clicking the “Join Now” button on our web page, or by mailing a check to Winnisquam Watershed Network, PO Box 502, Winnisquam NH 03289. Membership is only $25 and additional donations are welcome.

WWN 2017 Annual Meeting minutes and Bylaws