. . . the Lake Wentworth Foundation and the Lake Wentworth Association have merged to create the Wentworth Watershed Association. The mission of the new organization is to protect and preserve the community, natural resources, water quality and scenic beauty of the … Continue reading
Nearly 200 donors have helped secure a 191-acre conservation easement near the headwaters of Warren Brook. The project establishes a permanent land stewardship fund and enables the eventual development of a public access trail from Route 109. This success not … Continue reading
Bob and Trish Leipold hosted board members for a walking tour of the Lake Wentworth Foundation property on Square Hill. As neighbors to this deeply forested parcel, the Leipolds’ love these woods and shared sightings of all kinds. Looking skyward or down at the … Continue reading
Implementation of the Wentworth/Crescent Watershed Management Plan is taking another step forward as project organizers begin an effort to protect Fernald Brook, one of the largest tributaries to Lake Wentworth, from the effects of stormwater runoff.
Officials from the Lake Wentworth Foundation, the Town of Wolfeboro, and the project’s lead engineering firm, Tighe and Bond, dug a series of test pits on April 13 behind Auto Care Plus (formerly Trites Automotive and Miller Chevrolet) to determine how best to capture storm runoff from the parking areas that cover the property. During rainstorms and snow melt, water flows across the lots and towards Fernald Brook, bringing with it the potential for sand and contaminants from nearby roads to reach the stream.Continue reading
The Lake Wentworth Foundation has appointed Robert Cole as their Interim Executive Director. Cole moves from his role as a Foundation trustee, where he served on the Development and Nominating & Governance Committees. The Foundation enters its 20th year side-by-side … Continue reading