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Saturday, May 21 9am Join us at the Maine Lake Science Center on Willet Road for a morning of exploration of Stevens Brook and Willet Brook.  We will be looking for macroinvertebrates: small insect life that live in the water, like baby dragonflies! Macroinvertebrates start their lives in streams and ponds and are an important part […]

Wildflowers and Birds at Holt Pond

Friday, May 20 at 9am Botany and Ornithology on the same day! The Holt Pond Preserve is a beautiful place with abundant plant and animal life. Last spring we offered a double subject walk that was a huge success. Not only did botany enthusiast Ursula Duve point out many different wildflowers but we also saw […]

LEA Parent Survey

  Parents! We are looking for your input. Please help LEA to design new and exciting after school and summer programs! Take our parent survey!  

20th Annual Maine Milfoil Summit – Postponed

The 20th Annual Maine Milfoil Summit  Thursday, April 16 2020 USM Lewiston-Auburn Campus, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston 8:30 – Registration and Refreshments 9:00 – Welcome and Orientation – Colin Holme, LEA Executive Director 9:10 – Keynote – Dan Kelting, Paul Smiths College, Adirondack Watershed Institute’s Invasive Aquatic Species Program 9:45 – Spacial Distribution of Variable Leaf […]

Latest Water Testing Reports

These reports compile the previous year’s water quality monitoring information and usually come out between February and April. LEA’s Water Quality Monitoring Reports are broken up into sections. This year, LEA’s water testing summary is being published as one document with four chapters. The table of contents includes clickable links that will take you directly […]

The Maine Lake Science Center

Education and advocacy are the tools we use to fulfill our mission of lake protection. But as an organization, we recognize the need for more research on our lakes. In response to this need, we have created the Maine Lakes Science Center. Plans are continuing to move forward on this dynamic project, which will not […]