• Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission

Informational Brochures

Hunting on LAWPC land
LAWPC rules, Landowner permission
Firearms restricted areas
LAWPC Hunting areas

NEW!
Natural History Brochures
by Paula Curtis-Everett, Maine Master Naturalist
Ferns of the Spring Road Trail
Broad Leaf Trees of the Spring Road Trail
Conifers of the Spring Road Trail
More to come!

Protecting Maine’s Drinking Water

Lake Friendly Property Ideas for Homeowners:
INFILTRATION TRENCH
WATERBAR
INFILTRATION STEPS
RUBBER RAZORS
RAIN GARDEN
PERMITTING
PATHS & WALKWAYS
OPEN TOP CULVERT
EROSION CONTROL MIX
DRIPLINE TRENCH
DRY WELLS

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ABOUT

ABOUT

The Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission consists of appointees representing Auburn, Lewiston, Turner, Minot, Buckfield, and Hebron watershed residents;  by mutual agreement between Lewiston and Auburn’s water districts.

The Commission’s tasks are listed in detail here, but…simply put, it is the responsibility of the LAWPC to protect the water quality of Lake Auburn.

We invite your participation in stewardship of this valuable resource!Read More →

LATEST STUDIES

LATEST STUDIES

Click here to view the LAWPC presentation summarizing watershed projects:
Watershed Projects Presentation

Click here to view the CDM presentation of recommendations:
Watershed Study Presentation- CDM

Here is an Executive Summary for the Final Report:
Phase 2 Executive Summary 1 pg

Click here for the full report- The Diagnostic Study of Lake Auburn and its Watershed, Phase II: (this is a large file and will take a few moments to download)
Phase II Diagnostic Study Final Report

Below you will find a few of the LAWPC’s recent studies:

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

Free resources for watershed educators:

Teachers from watershed towns are invited to contact Lynne about our new- and free– education program, Lake Auburn Kids Education; the LAKE program.

We’ll visit classrooms to conduct fun, effective lessons about water; provide consultation about delivering water resources education, and offer teacher mini-grants for water education activities or Project WET workshops, and a host of other free services.

Today’s students = tomorrow’s stewards!

The Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission is proud to sponsor:
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Here’s a little background about water resources in Maine: Water 101 [Compatibility Mode]