IPP Plant Paddle Training

What: IPP Plant Paddle Training in Bridgeton is open to LAON members. In the Plant Paddle, learn how to identify beneficial native aquatic plants and invasive species that we want to keep out of the lakes on this enjoyable morning paddle. Participants receive a FREE Quick Key to Identifying plants. This workshop is open to anyone (not just residents of Woods Pond). There is no cost to attend. Please register for this event by going to the website for the Lake Stewards of Maine (formerly Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program) www.maineVLMP.org or by calling (207) 783-7733.

Sponsor: Woods Pond Water Quality Association

When: July 24, 9 a.m. – noon

Where: 358 Wildwood Road, Bridgton

Directions (from Norway): Take Rte. 117 into Bridgton to Rte. 302, turn right on 302 and go through downtown up to monument, left on High Street, right on Swamp Road, bear right at “Y” and Swamp Road becomes Wildwood Road, drive through Camp Wildwood, and over brook, Wildwood Road becomes unpaved dirt road, go up hill to #358, turn left into driveway and go down to house.

Local contact: Jeff Stern, 207-595-0317, sternjm@hotmail.com.

For your planning purposes, LAON plans to conduct IPP Plant Paddles in August.