PPA Fall Newsletter
Fresh off the computer! Read the November 2019 newsletter - here
Loon Island Work
Volunteers:Charles Fields, Mike Wells, and Lenoid Tsvetkov
1929 Newspaper Found on Loon Island
Volunteers found a features section of a 1929 New York Herald Tribune newspaper during June reconstruction work completed on Loon Island. To share this artifact with the Parker Pond community, Bill Rosenberg documented some of the photos from this artifact and selected snippets of the accompanying text. Click here to read more!
Community Internet Survey Results
PPA completed an Internet Survey in conjunction with the Western Kennebec Lakes Community Broadband Association.
For the full survey results click on this link: Internet Survey Results
Dam Inspection Report
The Parker Pond dam was evaluated by State Dam Inspector, Tony Fletcher, on April 21, 2017.
For the full report click on this link: Dam Inspection Report
YCC Adds Rip Rap to the Dam
Thank you to the 30 Mile River Watershed Association’s Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) for their adding rip rap to the dam’s spillway. The Youth Conservation Corps’ (YCC) mission is to preserve and improve water quality by addressing erosion and runoff issues on property throughout the watershed. In addition to helping the PPA with its dam maintenance responsibilities, YCC works with homeowners to decrease erosion and filter stormwater carrying phosphorus on their property.
Photo: (L-R) Sebastien Dumont, Austin Gilboe, Lydia Merrick, Rylee Delaney, and Zeke Robinson celebrate a tough job well done!
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Updated November 2019 by Susan Onion