Previous Projects TimeLine

  • 2008/2009 - Laconia Conservation Commission contracted Watershed to Wildlife Inc., a natural resource consultant from Bethlehem, New Hampshire to complete the City's 2009 Natural Resource Inventory (NRI) (PDF). Members of the Laconia Conservation Commission and staff now have a valuable tool to use allowing the City to make smart long term natural resource decisions.
  • 2012 - Added language to the local Shore-land Protection Ordinance to protect water quality of the Lakes. Staff took over all responsibilities for training and conducting water testing within Paugus Bay and its multiple tributaries
  • 2014 - Formed the Brook Management Subcommittee to address water quality and stream stability issues
  • 2015 - United with The Opechee Milfoil Management Group and formed the Invasive Aquatic Subcommittee to properly address the city wide Milfoil problem. 
  • 2016 - A Geomorphic Assessment Report and Watershed Plan for Black Brook was conducted by DuBois & King Inc. and Ripple Natural Resources LLC to understand the ongoing stream channel adjustment processes that are impacting water quality, aquatic and riparian habitats, and channel stability. Use this link for a pdf of the report, here.
  • 2017 - The Conservation Commission has taken full responsibility for the Milfoil Management Plan.
  • 2020 - The Conservation Commission worked with the Conservation Technician to restore the Pickerel Pond Conservation Land by permitting and removing 3 dilapidated structures from the property. In coming years, the Conservation Commission aims to have an established parking area, sign, and conduct invasive species removal on the property.