BOTTLE LAKE CAMPOWNER
Ellen W. McLaughlin, Editor, Bottle Lake Newsletter.
WILDFLOWER WALK OF
WAS A GREAT SUCCESS.
Our first ever wild flower walk on
a lovely July day in Lakeville was a great success with almost
These flowers and many more can be seen on the LCOA website (www.thelcoa.org) along with photos of trees, mushrooms, mosses, fungi, ferns and berries.
Photos by Beatty Watts.
TWO NATURE WALKS THIS YEAR
Dan Jones will lead one walk on the native ecology of the area and Ellen McLaughlin will lead another on birds and flowers. Look for notices posted at the mailboxes for time, date and meeting place. Meet at mailboxes on Depot Rd. We will take a leisurely stroll and learn something about the natural history of the area.. Always bring your camera, binoculars and your own expertise. Rain dates will be posted near the mailboxes. Sponsored by your Lakeville Camp Owners Association.
BOTTLE LAKE WATER
According to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and
the Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program the water in Bottle Lake is
to be slightly below average based on measures of SDT (Secchi Disk
Be responsible in terms of noise abatement, age of driver, wave-jumping and safety. Ours is a small lake and a jet ski wide open has been timed to take less than a minute to go from one end of the lake to the other. Be especially mindful of swimmers, canoes, kayaks, sailboats, rafts and other non- motorized water craft. Remember, headway speed only in the thoroughfare which is rapidly building up with camps. Our lake is probably too small for the more “thrilling” Jet-Ski maneuvers.
Included in the printed Newsletter is an article of interest of interest on beavers, a common mammal in Maine.