The NH Department of Environmental Services has a large collection of fact sheets available for download. These fact sheets cover topics from stormwater to cyanobacteria.
Ice Out: The Squam Lakes Association has been tracking the ice out date on the Squam Lakes since 1978. Ice out is determined as the date on which a boat can successfully navigate from the covered bridge in Ashland to the Sandwich Town Beach.
Lake Levels: Learn more about the water levels on Squam from this NH DES website.
Plymouth State University graduate student and SLA employee Andrew Veilleux completed his research on the lake users' experiences on Squam. View the maps here. Or read a little more about his project in this document.
The Lake Sunapee Protective Association provides sound advice on the careful use of Dock De-Icers
Invasive Plant Management
Aquatic Plants & Algae of New Hampshire's Lakes and Ponds This pdf download is an excellent reference for both native and exotic aquatic plants found in New Hampshire.
The Frightful Fourteen This publication from the NH Department of Environmental Services highlights some of exotic species already in New Hampshire and a few that are not yet in the state but have been identified in the region.
Water Quality Monitoring
Secchi Disk Simulator The Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program has this great tool to simulate how a secchi disk works.
NH Lotic Volunteer Temperature, Electrical Conductivity, and Stage Sensing Network The SLA is working within the LoVoTECs Network to monitor two tributaries of Squam. This blog provides updates and results from the LoVoTECS sensing network.