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PPA Data Buoy Launched


In collaboration with Prof. Holly Ewing of Bates College (on left in photo, with Phil Boissonneault, in Pete Leitner's boat) PPA has launched a data buoy at the "deep hole" of Panther Pond. This buoy will continuously record water temperature, and (later) dissolved oxygen, to further the studies of gloeotrichia and overall lake health. Boaters and water skiers are asked to avoid the buoy. Please alert your neighbors. For further information, please contact PPA or Prof. Ewing. You can learn more about this effort at the PPA annual meeting on July 9.


New on the PPA site:

(Click on the links for more information)


Report of the 2016 annual meeting


Information on Camp Hinds shooting range sounds


A depth map of Panther Pond is available (free to current members.) Also, GPS/GIS information relating to the map.


Recalling 50 summers on Panther Pond, a reminiscence by Ed Laverty






Recent Articles


Notes from Jim Paruk's talk on loons

Charlie Turner on Lake Auburn fish kill

Water level charts.

Invasive plant survey assignments.

Ross Wescott on White Pine Needle Drop (2013)

Heating oil spill near Panther Pond (2015)

Video of Songo Locks swing bridge.



  PPA is now on Facebook.  Click on the big "F" to go to PPA's Facebook page. Join the discussion. See your neighbors' beautiful pictures of our beloved lake.





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