Lake Armington Association

P.O. Box 143  Piermont, NH 03779

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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

Good news. View Brad Caswell's summary and graph showing reduction in acid rain impact at Lake Armington 1987 to present.

 

Lake 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, pollytafrate@gmail.com, or

Carlos Manrique at 764-9976, carlosdm345@gmail.com

 

New 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

 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.

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.

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 a permit at 764-5721, 20 Sirecho Shores Rd. Call first.

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. Please contribute today online 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?  See the Docs & Maps page for:

Weed ID Photos

Weed Watcher Maps

Water Quality Reports

Newsletters

Meeting Minutes

A history of Summer Camps on Lake Armington from 1915 onward

 

See Dues & Donations page to contribute.

 

Loon on Lake Armington (Katie Davis)
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