Getting to the Bottom of Lake Pollution

This is an important article describing some of the recent research conducted at Bowdoin College on Lake Androscoggin.

Maine Congress of Lake Associations (Maine COLA)

Maine COLA promotes the understanding, protection, and care of Maine's lakes and watersheds.

Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program (VLMP)

The Mission of the VLMP is to provide protection for the nearly 6,000 lakes in Maine through the acquisition of scientific data. It raises public awareness about the extraordinary ecological, aesthetic and economic value of our lakes and ponds.

30 Mile River Watershed Association

Lake Androscoggin is the last lake in a thirty mile watershed of lakes and streams. The 30 Mile River Watershed Association strives to help better organize all lake associations along the lakes and rivers in our watershed. ALIC is a member lake association of this umbrella group.


The primary focus of LakeSmart is to keep our lake water clean by stabilizing eroding areas, reducing the use of chemicals, diverting rainwater into vegetated areas, and minimizing lawns and other impervious areas.

Town of Wayne

Wayne, Maine

Androscoggin Lake's Outlet Delta System

This is an important posting from the Maine Geological Survey describing the delicate relationships between Lake Androscoggin, the Dead River, and the Androscoggin River.

Lakes Environmental Association

The Lakes Environmental Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the lakes of Western Maine.

Maine Bureau of Land and Water Quality: Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center

The NPS Training Center develops and implements training workshops, develops and maintains various publications and a video lending library, and acts as a clearinghouse for NPS and BMP information.

Gulf Island Pond Working Group

ALIC participated in a series of meetings with this group. The purpose of our meetings with them was to work out the conditions of the needed reductions in licensed discharge of Phosphorus to the Androscoggin River. The "McCubbin Report" gives an excellent summary of the technology and costs of upgrades at the mills which would reduce discharge.

Maine Rivers

Messalonskee Lake Association

Maine Audubon

Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed

USGS Dead River gage height data

120th Maine Legislature: Resolve, to Reduce Pollution of Androscoggin Lake by Repairing and Altering the Existing State-owned Barrier on Dead River in Leeds

The Response of Maine Lakes to the Summer of 1999 (pdf)

Maine Lake Charts Inc. - Topographical Map of Androscoggin Lake

Summer Camps and Camping

Angell Cove Cottages

Beaver Brook Campground

Camp Androscoggin

Camp Tekakwitha

Riverbend Campground



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