SLA Publications

The Squam Watershed Report, published annually. In this document we have gathered the results of decades of study on Squam – water quality, loons, fisheries, boat counts, and invasive plant management – all to help paint a picture of health of the watershed. 

The Loon Flyer is the newsletter of the Squam Lakes Association that is mailed to current members three times per year. Archives are available for download.

In 1991, the NH Office of State Planning produced the Squam Lakes Watershed Plan. Read the summary of the plan here.

Shared Waters Create a Shared Future for the Squam Lakes Watershed is a report from Plymouth State University graduate students who participated in a land use planning class this winter. The course focused on local town planning, identifying current land use issues and priorities in the Squam Lakes Watershed, and determining how a new Squam Lakes Watershed plan might be cooperatively developed. The class hosted a public meeting at the Squam Lakes Association to discuss past, present, and future land use issues in area towns and the Squam Lakes Watershed. Comments from the meeting are summarized in the report.

The Squam Conservation Intern blog- experience through the interns words what it is like doing conservation work in the Squam watershed.

50 Ways to Care for the Squam Lakes: 50 things you can do to help protect the watershed and lake

Squam Lakes Recreationists Mapping Project: Plymouth State University graduate student and SLA employee Andrew Veilleux's master's project research investigates how Squam is used and the opinions of those that enjoy the lakes. 

Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Environment Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) are among a new class of emerging environmental contaminants and include products used in daily life;  shampoos, soaps, perfumes,  lotions and human drugs to name a few.  Though these compounds are likely to have existed in the environment for many years, their occurrence in the environment has only recently begun to elicit concern among the scientific and general public.

By-Laws of the Squam Lakes Association