Dates to Note
June 23rd or 30th (two date options) (10am):
Tour the Dam and Property Purchase Before the PPA Annual Meeting Contact Steve Linder at Stephen.J.Linder@gmail.com to sign up for your visit.
July 14th: PPA Annual Meeting and Pot Luck
At the Vienna Grange Hall. Supper at 5:30pm Followed by Meeting at 6pm. Meeting minutes from the 2017 meeting are available under the Newsletter/Meeting Minutes tab.
July 1st (7pm):
8TH Annual Classical Meets Pop “From the Top” Concert and Fireworks. At the Mt. Vernon Community Center. Information and the link to purchase tickets will be available at 30MRWA http://30mileriver.org/ beginning June 1st. Proceeds 50- 50 to PPA and 30 MRWA. `
July 28th: 8th annual 30MRWA PaddleTrek
From Minnehonk to Androscoggin Lake in Wayne - Starting early AM in Mt. Vernon. Over 50 people participated last year. Sign up at 30MRWA http://30mileriver.org/
PPA Boat Launch Opportunity at Quimby Lane
NOTE: As normal, Parker Lake Shores members (original 1960s lots in Fellows Cove, on Fellows Farm Rd and Rocky Lane) can launch whenever they wish.
Corrected date for From the Top Concert
8TH Annual Classical Meets Pop Concert and Fireworks
Featuring alumni musicians from NPR’s From the Top
Date: Sunday, July 1, 2018
Location: Mt. Vernon Community Center
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 February 2018 by Susan Onion