It has been a very long winter up this way as I am guessing it has for lots of you. As you may recall, Dr. Jim Haney of UNH’s Center for Fresh Water Biology and his class of students visited the lake in September of 2013 to get some lake samples and do some tests … you can read more about that by clicking the link below:
Well, Dr. Haney and a couple of his assistants returned to the lake on Thursday, the 28th of March 2014 to get some more samples during the winter. The Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance (AWWA), one of our partners in the watershed plan development, has posted a nice write up, photos and videos that you can enjoy at this link:
For those wondering how thick the ice is, watch the video of the auger cutting the hole in the ice and see how far he goes …. I think it will be a while for ice out!