The Sheepscot Lake Association has launched the LakeSmart program on Sheepscot Lake, in Palermo.
Under the auspices of the Maine Lakes Society, the program focuses on preventing shorefront erosion and pollution of lake water caused primarily by rain and storm water runoff. Property owners like the Blomquists on Hoffman Shore request an evaluation which is carried out by trained volunteers. The evaluation is free and provides a summary of findings along with any recommendations. Owners are under no obligation to make changes and the report is not shared with any outside entity.
The Blomquist’s property was awarded the LakeSmart designation and they now proudly display their award signs lake side and road side.
Lakes are not an everlasting natural resource and zipping up the shorefront is the last line of defense against murky, smelly water, algal blooms, fish kills and resulting lowered property values. For more information email: email@example.com
Responsible journalism is hard work!
It is also expensive!
If you enjoy reading The Town Line and the good news we bring you each week, would you consider a donation to help us continue the work we’re doing?
The Town Line is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit private foundation, and all donations are tax deductible under the Internal Revenue Service code.
To help, please visit our online donation page or mail a check payable to The Town Line, PO Box 89, South China, ME 04358. Your contribution is appreciated!
- PALERMO: Window Dressers volunteers to provide demonstration
- Local students named to fall dean’s list at Stonehill College
- Fundraiser planned for Jacob Seigars
- Dinner and a movie returns to Palermo Community Center
- First time champ
- Palermo scouts meet military medal of honor recipient
- Community garden seeks seed money grant
- Sheriff to speak on scams
- “The Secret” to be unveiled in Palermo
- Palermo Legion holds annual awards ceremony