LAKE HEADLINES - September 15, 2014
Meeting on (lack of) Cell
Phone Service - September 23 5:30 pm Piermont
A meeting on the lack of cell phone service in eastern Piermont
with State Senator Jeanie Forrester will be on Tuesday September
23 5:30 pm in the Old Church building in Piermont. Members of
the Board of Selectmen and Emergency Management Department will
attend, along with Lakes Armington and Tarleton property owners. Join us
if you can!
Common Reed (Phragmites) Eradication report
The Common Reed project was completed September 4 with the final
eradication treatment. Brad
Caswell's Common Reed Eradication project summary and
recommendations are available
here. A good read on a critical project.
Acid Rain Impact at Lake Armington
View Brad Caswell's summary and
graph showing reduction in acid rain impact at Lake Armington
1987 to present.
Armington Coffee Mugs - limited quantity
Great for your kitchen
and as gifts. Just $10 each. All sales support LAA!
Pick them up at the lake, through
end of September only.
Contact Polly Tafrate at 764-9964,
Carlos Manrique at 764-9976,
logo on our 11 oz coffee mug
Photo of the Month!
Todd Langley sent in this photo of the Bald
Eagle that's been around the lake this summer.
He says he got this shot near Aldrich's on the
backside of the lake. August 26, 2014.
News this Month
3. Brad Caswell's 2014
Lake Armington Water Quality Report and related
Water Quality Graphs are now available, and show long-term
trends in Lake Armington's water quality based on samples taken
from 1987 through 2013.
1. The Piermont Fire Department and Emergency Management
have visited neighborhoods at Lake Armington, including Sirecho
Shores and Cottage Roads, so they can locate the properties at
the lake promptly in case of an emergency call.
2. The Annual Meeting and Picnic on
Saturday August 16 drew about 38 people for socializing,
discussion and great food. Piermont Board of Selectmen
chair Colin Stubbings and Tim Cole of the Piermont Fire
Department spoke about emergency response issues.
Annual Meeting Minutes.
4. July 8 LAA Board of Directors
meeting minutes and
June Newsletter are here.
5. Fire Permits -
you need a fire permit for any outdoor camp fire in your yard,
including metal fire pits and chimineas. Contact Berk Nicol for
764-5721, 20 Sirecho Shores Rd.
Your dues and generous donations
are needed now
to support the Lake Host program, our first-line defense against
non-native invasive species getting into the lake.
or in person, and receive the 2014 Directory at
the lake or by mail.
Ice-Out 2014 was April 24 at 9:45 AM
Contest Winners - 1st Sam Rounds, 2nd Wendy
Cahill, 3rd Ken Settel
Thank you to everyone who sent in their votes!
Where's the Info?
Maps page for:
Weed ID Photos
Weed Watcher Maps
Water Quality Reports
A history of Summer Camps on Lake Armington
from 1915 onward
Dues & Donations page to contribute.
on Lake Armington
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