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GLA 2017 Meeting Schedule

The next meeting of the Groton Lakes Association will be  Tuesday January 10,  7PM at the Lost Lake Fire station- Agenda below. After January we will resume the usual ‘second Wednesday’ of the month meetings. 2017 Meeting Dates: January 10 March 8 June 14 August  9 October 11 January 10 Meeting Agenda: Annual Officer and Directors elections Review and approve meeting minutes from last meeting Treasurer’s report- Update from Bill Strickland Weed harvesting and hydro raking NOI for LL/ KP Solitude 2016 Summary Report and 2017 weed treatment recommendations Baddacook update- Jim L. GPAC update- Jim L. Old Business updates (time permitting): Baby Beach erosion...

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Stormwater for Towns Meeting

Please join us at Mount Wachusett Community College on November 18 (9 – 11:30 am) to consider cost-effective ways to prevent and fix stormwater problems. This free meeting will include a roundtable discussion of participants’ views on local stormwater needs and concerns.  You can view meeting details and register online at Eventbrite.  The meeting will have expert speakers on stream renewal, costs of runoff remedies, EPA municipal (MS4) permits and stormwater assistance programs.  Municipal officials, stormwater committees, highway departments, lake associations, watershed groups and concerned citizens will gain practical guidance to keep streams and lakes healthy. Polluted runoff is...

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Talk Announcement: Invasive Species- Phragmites

Monday 20 June 2016, 7:00pm, Legion Hall, 75 Hollis St, Groton On Monday 20 June, a special meeting of the Groton Invasive Species Committee will be held that will start with a presentation on phragmites by outside expert Tim Simmons. The public is specifically invited. This event will start at 6:30pm with networking time and light refreshments. The feature presentation will start at 7:00pm. Phragmites is the tall reed you can see in many wetlands around Groton, such as Broadmeadow. It is much taller than the native cattails it is displacing. Its distiguishing feature is the tassle at top,...

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Lost Lake and Knops Pond Annual Herbicide Treatment

The 2016 spot treatment of non-native invasive weeds in Lost Lake/Knops Pond is scheduled for this Tuesday June 7th. Note that the entire lake will not be treated but about 40 acres that have the highest level of variable leaf Milfoil, Curly Leaf Pond Weed and Fanwort based on recent surveys, will be treated.

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Help Keep The Swans Wild

The Lost Lake swans that have occupied a niche on Lost Lake for a few years have produced their 2016 family. While these birds are very beautiful, they are also very aggressive, invasive and drive out other species. Please do not feed these animals, they are wild and for their protection should remain so.

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The Groton Lakes Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the Lakes of eastern Groton; primarily "Lost Lake," "Knop's Pond," "Baddacook Pond" and their coves.

Located in Groton, Massachusetts, the G.L.A. works closely with local, state, and federal agencies, as well as other community organizations to develop and implement programs, strategies, and ideas which will preserve the lakes for both native wildlife and recreational use, thereby enhancing the quality of life in our local watershed.

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