What is the MLPA?

The Mirror Lake Protective Association ("MLPA") is a non-profit organization founded in 1991 that works to maintain the environmental quality of Mirror Lake and its watershed, a 378-acre lake located in the towns of Wolfeboro and Tuftonboro in Carroll County, New Hampshire.

Recent MLPA News

  • 2019 MLPA Annual Meeting Presentation:


  • Voices of the Land Presentation:

    Click link below for pdf presentation.  Thank you Kathy and Larry.



  • Cyanobacteria Bloom Identification Workshop June 26,2019:

    Mirror Lake Residents: Please try to attend!
    Cyanobacteria Bloom Identification Workshop June 26,2019
    Dr. Hilary Snook (USEPS) and Dr. Shane Bradt (UNH)
    § With USEPA Mobile Laboratory
    § Brewster Academy Boathouse
    § Wednesday June 26, 2019
    § 9:30am-11:am (plus 11:30-1:00pm, if necessary, i.e. more than 50)

    This critical information is provided by Kathy Sciarappa: Gene Kelley, Larry Gil and I attended the Wolfeboro Water Summit on Saturday (focused on cyanobacteria) and it was excellent. I have attached notes which I hope can be added to the MLPA website and also would like to ask that the upcoming workshop on cyanobacteria identification be advertised on both. We learned both some reassuring and frightening information about cyano and all the local lakes in Wolfeboro are concerned and working on how to respond.

    Wolfeboro Water Summit III MAY 2019

  • Three Upcoming Events of Interest:
    Saving Special Places: New Hampshire’s Annual Land Conservation Conference
    Saturday April 6, 2019
    Prospect Mountain High School Alton, NH
    9:00am-4:00pm  There is a registration fee, but registration is now full (just discovered that)


    Wolfeboro Water Summit
    Saturday May 11, 2019
    Great Hall Wolfeboro, NH


    Lakes Congress
    Thursday evening May 30; All day Friday May 31
    Church Landing Meredith, NH
    Registration opens mid April 2019

    Thanks for the info Kathy Sciarappa.

  • Water Testers Needed:

    MLPA has been putting together a team to help with the water testing that DIck and Nancy Byrd so brilliantly did for years and years. Currently, MLPA has hired Don Kretchmer to take samples and test but this is only temporary as Don advises and MLPA know that our own people need to take care of the lake.

    We need a couple more people to join the team. Team members help with taking water samples from 6-7 spots on the lake and also help with testing those samples. No experience is necessary; training and support provided.

    Contact: kathleensciarappa@gmail.com

  • MLPA Ten Tips for Homeowners:

    MLPA Ten Tips-How Homeowners Can Help Mirror Lake

  • 2018 Annual Meeting Slideshow:

    2018 Annual Meeting Slideshow

  • 2018 Annual Meeting – Tuftonboro Fire House – June 16, 2018 @ 9:00AM:


    The Annual Meeting of the Mirror Lake Protective Association will begin at 9:00 AM on June 16, 2018 at the Tuftonboro Fire House.


    Click link for Google Map of location https://goo.gl/maps/k5dLRwm7xtK2

  • Up Coming Events of Interest:

    Kathy Sciarappa has been busy representing the MLPA and keeping our organization informed of upcoming events that may be of interest:

    Wolfeboro Water Summit 2nd Annual
    May 12 9:00am-12:00pm
    The Great Hall at Wolfeboro Town Hall
    Registration and coffee 8:30am Mid-morning catered food
    Free and open to the public
    Sponsored by: Wentworth Watershed Association


    Lakes Congress 2018
    NH Lakes: The Next 25 Years
    May 31 7:00pm-8:30pm Summer Camps
    June 1 8:00am-2:45pm
    Church Landing at Mills Falls Meredith, NH
    Registration and refreshments 8:00am-8:45am
    Lunch served
    NH Lakes members $55   Non members $70
    Sponsored by: NH Lakes Association
  • MLPA Clothing – 2017:

    This is a fantastic opportunity to support the MLPA and “be stylin” at the same time.  Please download and print the “linked” order form.   A portion of the sales price will go to the MLPA.

    Ginny Cole is coordinating the ordering process and asking that the forms be filled out, a check attached and the forms be delivered to her Mirror Lake home.  If you are out of town and would like to order please contact Ginny via her email for further details.

    Ginny can be reached at:  colefisher@aol.com

    Click link to open pdf and download:   MLPA rev order form 2017

    MLPA Order Form

    MLPA Order Form

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