Connected by Water. Protected by Community.

Protecting the lakes, ponds, and streams of the Cobbossee Watershed through community engagement, conservation, and education.


Watershed Facts

Together, we make a difference.
Invasive Plant Species
Impaired Lakes
Threatened Lakes

In 20 Years…

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Students Reached Through Our Watershed Science Program
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Courtesy Boat Inspections Conducted
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Gallons of Invasive Aquatic Plants Removed


To view more information on programs hosted by the Friends, please select one of the links below.

The Friends’ Education programs are a critical part of our mission to help protect our lakes, ponds, and streams.

Through various workshops, we take pride in involving the community to help with conservation efforts.

With our incredible Youth Conservation Corp and Courtesy Boat Inspectors, along with our Invasive Aquatic Plant Survey and Plant Control teams, and our LakeSmart Start program, the Friends conservation efforts are imperative to protecting our watershed.

Featured Program

Nature Day Camps - Summer Series

Session A: July 24 - July 28, 2023

Session B: August 7 - August 11, 2023

Come join the Friends as we explore the natural world around us!

For children in Grades 4 – 6! Held at the YMCA Camp of Maine in Winthrop, Maine. Children enjoy swimming, fishing, exploring water and forest habitats, and more!

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