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Great Pond Advisory Committee

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The Select Board voted to combine these two committees (Lost Lake/Knops Pond Weed Management Advisory Committee and Great Pond Advisory Committee) on September 20, 2004, at the request of each respective committee with a total membership of 11 members and with the possibility of 17 total members if the need arises.

The Committee is responsible to research the history of weed management at the lakes, investigate current weed management methodology, mindful of the lake's proximity to the primary water resource district and make appropriate recommendations to the Select Board regarding weed management of Lost Lake and Knops Pond and is also charged with researching issues of lake management that relate to health, safety, water quality, environmental protection and the preservation and protection of property values of the Great Ponds located within Groton and make recommendations to the Select Board in order to provide for a balanced targeted usage appropriate for each water body's unique situation.

Contact Information

Email: GPAC@grotonma.gov
Phone: (978) 448-1111
Members: 9
Selection: Appointed
Term In Years: 1
Remuneration: None


Alexander Woodle
Alexander Woodle
Term Start: 2023-07-01
Term End: 2024-06-30
James Luening
James Luening
Term Start: 2023-07-01
Term End: 2024-06-30
Laurence J. Hurley
Laurence J. Hurley
Term Start: 2023-07-01
Term End: 2024-06-30
Remigiusz Kaleta
Remigiusz Kaleta
Term Start: 2023-07-01
Term End: 2024-06-30
Rick Salon
Rick Salon
Term Start: 2023-07-01
Term End: 2024-06-30
Ronald Hersch
Ronald Hersch
Term Start: 2023-07-10
Term End: 2024-06-30

Great Pond Advisory Committee Documents

    1. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_Agenda_2016-10-17.pdf
    1. Baddacook_2019_FinalReport1.pdf
    2. 2021_Baddacook_Lake_Management_Report.pdf
    3. 2020_Harvesting_Final_Report.pdf
    1. SEPRO_Fluridone_Letter_2015-02-24_.pdf
    2. Public_Meeting_Presentation_2015-02-24.pdf
    3. Chemical_Correspondence_2015-02.pdf
    4. 2015-03-05_DEP_Baddacook_Ownership_Statement.pdf
    1. 9__Duck_Pond_Weed_photos.pdf
    2. 8__Duck_Pond_Wildlife_photos.pdf
    3. 7__Duck_Pond_Recreation_View_photos.pdf
    4. 6__Vertex_LLHE33.pdf
    5. 5__Solitude_Vertex_2.pdf
    6. 4__Solitude_Vertex_1.pdf
    7. 3_Duck_Pond_Eutrophication_Flow_Chart.pdf
    8. 2_CPA_Project_Application_narrative.pdf
    9. 1_2017-2018_CPA_Project_Application_Form_Draft.pdf
    1. P._2_CPC_Application_Final_rev._000013.pdf
    2. Open_Space_and_Recreational_Restoration_of_Knops_Pond_Final.pdf
    1. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-09-21_id-14443.doc
    2. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-07-20_id-14243.doc
    3. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-06-15_id-14145.doc
    4. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-05-18_id-14086.doc
    5. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-04-26_id-14031.doc
    6. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-03-16_id-13896.doc
    7. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-02-16_id-13789.doc
    8. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2023-01-19_id-13704.doc
    9. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2022-12-22_id-13634.doc
    10. Great_Pond_Advisory_Committee_approved_minutes_2022-11-17_id-13541.doc
    11. Access additional meeting minutes and agendas at the Meeting Center
  1. Whitney_Pond_Info.pdf
  2. Section_9_-_Baddacook_Project.pdf
  3. Protocol_for_Monitoring_Program_DRAFT.pdf
  4. Martins_Pond_MGMT_PLAN_6_17.pdf
  5. Lost_Lake_and_Knops_Pond_Survey_Summary_2011-11.pdf
  6. Lost_Lake_and_Knops_Pond_Survey_2011-11.pdf
  7. Groton_Agenda_2010-01-27.pdf
  8. Duck_Pond_Restoration_Budget_2018-01-12.pdf
  9. Baddacook_Management_Plan_09_19.pdf
  10. 2018_Aquatic_Weed_Harvesting_Final_Report.pdf
  11. 2017_Lost_Lake_&_Knops_Pond_Aquatic_Vegetation_Management_Report.pdf
  12. 2017_Baddacook_Year-End_Report.pdf
  13. 2017_Baddacook_and_Duck_Pond_Bathymetric_Report.pdf
  14. 2015_Whitney_Pond_and_Lost_Lake_Fluridone_Testing.pdf
  15. 2013_Lost_Lake_&_Knops_Pond_Aquatic_Vegetation_Management_Report.pdf
  16. 2012_Whitney_Pond_Survey_Report_2012-06-29.pdf
  17. 2011_Lost_Lake_Biological_Survey.pdf
  18. 2011_Baddacook_Survey_Report.pdf
  19. 2010_Lost_Lake_Biological_Survey.pdf
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