General Fund Bond Issue to Provide Jobs, Improve Road Infrastructure and Protect Water Resources (LD178) January 9, 2018
This legislation has the potential to have a positive impact on Maine's lakes by bolstering federal and state funding through the Clean Water Act to undertake water quality protection projects that will reduce phosphorus and sediment in storm water runoff from lake watersheds throughout Maine. Read all public testimony HERE.
The LakeSmart Awards recognize waterfront home-owners who use natural landscaping strategies to protect the health of their lake. For information about LakeSmart awards which have been presented to Crescent Lake property owners, see the following:
LakeSmart Video: CLICK HERE.
2017 Annual Meeting
The CLWA Annual Meeting was held on July 15. Business included election of officers and board members and discussion of topics concerning Crescent Lake... READ MORE.
For a slideshow of pictures taken at the Annual Meeting: CLICK HERE.
Milfoil Found on Long Lake
Milfoil has been found on Long Lake. An email message to CLWA members and friends alerts Crescent Lake residents to measures being taken to prevent an infestation in our lake... READ MORE
CLWA Installs Collection Station For Discarded Fishing Lines
Although installed late in the season at the Crescent Lake boat launch, at least one angler chose to deposit a tangle of monofilament fishing line into the collector tube. CLWA Secretary Pam Akers displays the bounty. READ MORE.
The collector tube will be reinstalled in late May of each year and if a sufficient amount of fishing line is collected throughout the season it will be mailed to a recycling center sponsored by fishing line manufacturers.
CLWA Works with Nearby Lakes To Support New Clean Water Grant
The Town of Raymond has received a rare third Clean Water Grant for the Panther Pond watershed. The grant will continue work done previously to prevent storm water runoff erosion which... READ MORE.