Annual 'Lakes Report'

Provides the most comprehensive documentation available on the current health of Maine lakes, and highlights the efforts of hundreds of volunteer lake monitors throughout Maine who collect scientific data on more than 450 waterbodies. In addition to extensive background information on lake and watershed ecology, the report provides individual data summaries for lakes throughout the State of Maine.

What is Lake Monitoring?

Waterford Memorial Tree Fund - Flyer

Legislative Status Report

Shoreland Zoning

Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) and algae blooms

In The News

LD 40 - An Act to Protect Maine's Great Ponds

LD 713 - Resolve, to Further Protect lake Water Quality

Talking Points for LD 40 & LD 713

Maine LD 40 - Bill to ban the use of fertilizer within 50 feet of high water mark (will serve to reduce the amount of phosphorus in the lake)

Current Legislation

From the Bangor Daily News, June 9, 2011

From the University of Maine, Cooperative Extension, May 24, 2011

Two videos about milfoil an be found on the Milfoil Page.

Volunteer Lake Monitor Program Legislation March 11, 2013