Useful Links

We have complied a number of links to help you find the lake-related information that you may be looking for. If you can’t find what you need through our website or by clicking on the links below, email us at

Statewide Programs

NH LAKES works in partnership with many statewide programs to promote our lakes and keep them healthy and safe. If the program or information you are looking for is not listed below, please let us know.

University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension

Directory of Landscape Professionals Trained in Stormwater Management & Landscaping for Water Quality

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Home Page

Clean Lakes Program

Cyanobacteria Lake Warnings and Beach Advisories

Dam Bureau

Exotic Species Program

Lakes Management and Protection Program

Shoreland Program

Determine if your project needs a Shoreland Permit

Volunteer Lake Assessment Program

Watershed Assistance Section

Stormwater Management for Homeowners

Soak up the Rain NH

Wetlands Bureau

Determine if your dock repair/installation project needs a permit

Determine if your project needs a wetlands permit


New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (home page)

Fishing in New Hampshire

Depth Maps for Selected NH Lakes and Ponds

Boating and Fishing Public Access Sites

Ice Fishing


New Hampshire Department of Safety

New Hampshire Department of Safety Home Page

Boating Education Program

Boat Registration

Marine Patrol Unit

Moorings Program

Restricted Bodies of Water

Boating Laws and Rules


Lake Associations

If you would like your organization’s home page listed here, email your request to NH LAKES at

In New Hampshire

Baboosic Lake Association

       Bearcamp Pond Association

Beaver Lake Improvement Association

Bow Lake Camp Owners Association

Canaan Lake Association

Crescent Lake Association of Acworth/Unity

Clough Pond Association
Contoocook Lake Area Preservation Association

Deering Lake Improvement Association

Eastman Community Association Lakes & Streams Committee

Flints Pond Improvement Association
Franklin Pierce Lake Association

Freedom Aquatic Invasive Species Committee

Goose Pond Lake Association

Granite Lake Association

Great East Lake Improvement Association
Harvey Lake Watershed Association

Lake Armington Association

Lake Kanasatka Association

Lake Sunapee Protective Association

Lake Tarleton Association, Inc.

Lake Wentworth Association
Lake Wicwas Association
Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association

Lake Winona Association

Laurel Lake Association

Little Sunapee Protective Association
Long Pond Lempster

Lovell Lake Association

Mascoma Lake Association
Merrymeeting Lake Association

Messer Pond Protective Association
Millville Lake Protective Association

Mirror Lake Protective Association

Monomonac Lake Property Owners Association
Newfound Lake Region Association
Northwood Lake Watershed Association
Ossipee Lake Alliance
Pawtuckaway Lake Improvement Association
Pleasant Lake Preservation Association
Pleasant Lake Protective Association
Powwow Pond Council

Province Lake Association

Silver Lake Association of Chesham/Nelson
Silver Lake Association of Madison

Spofford Lake Association

Squam Lakes Association

Suncook Lakes Association
Sunset Lake Association

Swains Lake Association
Thorndike Pond Conservation Association

Three Ponds Protective Association

Webster Lake Association

Wentworth Watershed Association



In Other States

Maine Lakes Society

Massachusetts Congress of Lake and Pond Associations

The Lakes Environmental Association, Western Maine

New England Chapter of the North American Lake Management Society (NEC-NALMS)

North American Lake Management Society (NALMS)