Archive for July 2013


Low Impact Landscaping for Homeowners

- July 29, 2013
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This slide presentation provides homeowners with an overview of “low impact development” (LID) storm water management practices and gives a step-by step guide to building rain gardens, “bioretention cells”, porous pavers, rain barrels, and other LID landscaping techniques that use native shrubs, annuals and perennial flowers. Click link to right for slides: LowImpactLandscaping_MirrorLakeweb

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Young Eagle on Mirror Lake

- July 28, 2013
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A special thanks to a MLPA member for sharing these fantastic shots of an immature Eagle that calls Mirror Lake home.  The photos are protected by Copyright 2013 WEDGEphoto and have been shared with us for publishing on the web site.          

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The Frightful Fourteen

- July 16, 2013
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14 exotic aquatic plants are prohibited in New Hampshire due to their abilities to choke surface waters, harm native vegetation and wildlife, impact recreation, and lower property values. These exotic aquatic plant species are regulated in New Hampshire – and you can help to prevent their spread. According to NHDES there are 9 different exotic aquatic […]

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Notice of Free Workshop – details on “Programs” page

- July 9, 2013
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The issue:  Prevent the risk of cyanobacteria blooms in Mirror Lake by reducing the level of phosphorus. How?  Slow the flow of storm water run-off which carries phosphorus loaded sediment into Mirror Lake. What?  A free workshop to teach participants ways to beautify their property while protecting Mirror Lake’s water quality. When?  Saturday, July 20th, 9:00 am to 11:00 […]

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