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Weed Treatment

Weed Treatment Alert Tentative Treatment Areas are cross-hatched (Up to 30 acres within the hatched areas) SOLitude Lake Management, of Shrewsbury, MA has been contracted by the Monomonac Lake Property Owners Association to chemically treat portions of Monomonac Lake in Rindge for control of non-native milfoil. Portions will be treated with the USEPA/State registered Reward […]

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2017-18 Lake Drawdown

Background As we all know, the MLPOA has worked for many years to help maintain the quality of the lake. Our primary challenge has been to battle the invasive exotic Milfoil plants from overtaking portions of the lake. To date this effort has been very successful in mitigating Milfoil. Our counterparts on the Massachusetts side […]

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Eagle of Newsletter

Eagles on Monomanac

We can congratulate ourselves on doing an excellent job keeping our lake clean and welcoming, as evidenced by our growing eagle population! I have heard rumors of a nesting pair of eagles living near Paradise Island. The family pictured here make their home at Converse Meadows. This family arrived just before Christmas to enjoy a […]

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2018 MLPOA Lake Host Program

MLPOA will once again be participating in the Lake Host Program with the help of a grant by the NH Lakes Association. As part of the grant we match the funds that we receive with volunteer time. The Lake Host Program is one of the nation’s premier aquatic nuisance species education and prevention programs. Lake […]

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Millers River and Lake Monomonac

The Millers River is a recreation and historic river which originates in southwest New Hampshire and meanders through the picturesque towns of north central Massachusetts joining with the Connecticut River downstream from the town of Millers Falls Massachusetts. Although a majority of the river flows through central Massachusetts, much of the watershed is contained in […]

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Exotic Milfoil Weed Treatment

Treating for exotic milfoil is an on-going challenge. Without the vigilance of MLPOA and our annual treatment process, exotic milfoil would take over our lake. Our treatment plan for this year is a return to the herbicide “Diquat” which has been applied  in previous years.  Aquatic Control Technology and NHDES have both recommended a return […]

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Variable Milfoil

Variable milfoil is creating a serious economic and recreational nuisance in New Hampshire lakes. Variable milfoil was first introduced in New Hampshire lakes in the late 1960s by way of discarded aquarium plants into lakes and other waterbodies. It then spread from lake to lake by boats, motors, trailers, fishing gear, and by natural forces.  […]

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