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White Oak Pond Natural Resource Inventory Review

Date: 14 April 2021 18:00 to 19:30

A Zoom event with Dr. Rick Van de Poll, founder of Ecosystem Management Consultants, will take place on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 6pm, as he shares his findings of the Natural Resource Inventory (NRI) of the White Oak Pond Watershed.




White Oak Pond represents one of the most significant sub-watersheds of Squam Lake. Rick will present the findings of the NRI, including interesting facts about the soil, water, plants, animals, fungi, and all of the communities and ecosystems in the watershed.


The full report is available here.



This event is co-sponsored with the Squam Lakes Conversation Society (SLCS)


Potluck Lunch and Celebration

Date: 27 June 2021


WOPWA members, family and any guests that are in town that day are invited to a Potluck Lunch and Celebration taking place on Sunday, June 27 at 12:30 at Franks Lane, off of Coxboro to visit with one another and to celebrate Galen, Kevin and Caryn.
Potluck info: Please bring a dish to share that serves between 8-10.
If you are comfortable with google doc - sign up using this link 



Wraps/finger sandwiches
Summer Soup
Snack type foods



WOPWA Annual Meeting

Date: 24 July 2021 10:00 to 11:30

Annual Meeting (virtual meeting)

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Login to meeting beginning at 9:50am

Meeting begins at 10am


The Annual Meeting is being held via Zoom.  Zoom meeting details have been emailed to members to the email address we have on file.  Please email if you need Zoom meeting information.




The meeting will include voting on board members.


The meeting is for all members and nonmembers interested in learning more about WOPWA and its activities. Non-members please RSVP to Margie Bogdanow, president, if they would like to attend.




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Latest News

The letter sent to the Town of Holderness Planning Board regarding the proposed Howard subdivision has been posted.

The water quality summary report from the 2020 sampling season  is now available along with its guide to interpretation.

A natural resource inventory of the White Oak Pond Watershed was recently completed and a final report has been published.



Archived News

Minutes have been posted for the board meetings that took place on 4/29/2021 and 6/1/2021.

A draft version of the minutes for the board meeting held on Aug 18, 2020 are now available.



A draft version of the 2020 Annual Meeting minutes are now posted.

The results of 2019 water quality testing are available at Lake Information Mapper tool. 

Information about 'Best Practices for Protecting the Pond' has been added to the water quality page or is available here.

A map of the White Oak Pond watershed is now available here.


Agenda for the upcoming Annual Meeting has been posted.

The WOPWA mailing lists have been updated and a format for printing your own labels has been added.

The WOPWA membership lists have been updated with corrections from the 2010 annual meeting.   A new shorter format is available that is nice for quick phone or address lookups.