WE LOOK FORWARD TO A 2018 FILLED WITH HOPE AND ACTION TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT OUR BEAUTIFUL POND AND ALL THE WILDLIFE IT SUSTAINS.

 

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Winter on the pond - ice formations at the shoreline and wildlife tracks


  • Mary Hillsgrove reported that ICE-IN on Bearcamp occurred on November 29th. 
  • Please Click on our BCPA Fact Sheet now or find it at the bottom of the Helpful Links page.  Download and print it out as a handy information resource.

  • NHDES has launched a new webpage about Cyanobacteria to promote public awareness and preparedness for blooms in the coming summer season.  There's a brief article in the latest edition of The Sampler below and this is a direct link to the new webpage:  http://www.des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/dwgb/cyano-response.htm

  • Latest edition, (January 31, 2018) of The Sampler -  a monthly e-newsletter produced by the Volunteer Lake Assessment Program. Click on the link to view: http://secure.campaigner.com/csb/Public/show/mgluh--egs1i-7fhm5rx4

 

 This loon photographed on September 6 on Bearcamp has been identified as a female banded on Red Hill Pond in 1999, where she was one of a nesting pair.  She is at least 24 years old and has spent at least part of this past summer on Bearcamp.

This loon photographed on September 6 on Bearcamp has been identified as a female banded on Red Hill Pond in 1999, where she was one of a nesting pair.  She is at least 24 years old and has spent at least part of this past summer on Bearcamp.

 This osprey photographed on September 6, was resting and preening high in a pine tree overlooking the pond.

This osprey photographed on September 6, was resting and preening high in a pine tree overlooking the pond.