Latest Pond Stories
Now that the verdicts - or lack thereof - in the Robert LaPointe trial are known, momentum from the two-week trial should flow through lawmakers into a new review of Maine's boating laws. A hung jury in the LaPointe case failed to settle whether he is guilty or innocent of manslaughter.
By Clinton Thomas Summer is approaching and the desire to be outside and enjoy the farm ponds comes right along with it. Excessive surface plant growth takes away the beauty of the ponds and can also destroy the natural balance of the pond.
PREPARE YOUR POND FOR WINTER Watching your pond turn from blue water and green plants to snow- covered water and brown plants can be sad. Ease the transition for yourself and the pond by following these easy steps. * Begin feeding your fish a special high-carb, low-protein diet.
By JOEL ELLIOTT Biologists and lake-association members want volunteers to join their campaign to eradicate an aggressive invasive plant species from Salmon Lake.
By M. Dirk Langeveld PARIS - Several proposed restrictions for Hall's Pond will be up for a public hearing Wednesday. The hearing will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Paris Town Office.
Long Pond, the city's water supply, has been off limits for more than 50 years. As early as 1951, when polio was not a memory but a reality that killed and crippled people every summer, the lake was found to be contaminated by people who scaled the barbwire-topped fence.
By Michael Pearce, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 13--Ranging from desolate stock ponds to sculpted sand pits winding between seven-figure homes, Kansas' 100,000-plus private waters offer some good fishing. But they could be giving us much more.
By Michael Farrell, Gloucester Daily Times, Mass. Jul. 8--ROCKPORT -- A grassroots effort to restore the Millbrook Dam and the neighboring park and waterways is underway but it may cost more than $700,000.
By Art Holden Sixty years ago, when the Central Ohio Coal Company was tearing up southeastern Ohio, few could envision what the future would hold for the depressed and distressed area. Farming wasn't profitable, but below the pastures and hillsides were rich deposits of coal.
By Margo Sullivan, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jun. 25--KINGSTON -- A fish count in Powwow Pond showed this winter's toll on bass was worse than originally feared, according to Ben Nugent, fisheries biologist with the state Fish and Game Department.
- A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.