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West Pond Association
Is a not-for-profit cooperative. Our goal is to control the invasive Curly Leaf Pond Weed (Potamogeton crispus) which contaminated our pond in the early 2000's and to contain it in the pond. We also maintain and operate the outlet/dam as required by state law. We test and monitor the pond water quality, promote public safety and safeguard the pond's wildlife and environment.

D.A.S.H. Diver Assisted Suction Harvester
is in full swing! Contact Dennis Spinney if you are interested in volunteering!
DASH info...
New England Milfoil Co. online here
have removed millions of our invasive plants!
Harvest of Curly Leaf, May 2018.

Environmental Issues:
2016: Dale West-YouTube Pond Drone video
2016: DownEast Magazine's March, article "Weed Wackers" details our curly leaf fight.
2016: DownEast Magazine presented their Enviornmental Award to the WPA.
2012: Capt. Spiney is interviewed on MPBN's Maine Watch by Susan Kimball
2011: YouTube Curly Leaf Harvest video!
2011: West Pond Receives VLMP Con.Award
Announcement Letter
2008: West Pond Receives DEP Grant
2008: DASH Boat
2007: Our Dam is Repaired!
2006: Update: DEP Harvest of Curly Pondweed in West Pond
2003: Invasive Aquatic Species Found
Milfoil Summit Notes
What is Gleotrichia?
Maine VLMP Invasive Aquatic Plants
Hemlock Looper


West Pond Association meeting and events, dam information, guidelines, and The West Pond Trader.

West Pond

Facts about West Pond. Information on invasive aquatic plants, Maine facts, and our photo gallery.

The Loons

Information about loons and how we can protect them. Updates about our mating pair and other wildlife sightings.


Safety guidelines regarding fishing & boating. Links to Maine’s regulations and license information.


Links to sites relating to pond health, recreation and safety, wildlife information, and Maine tourism.

Contact Us

Send e-mail with questions or concerns regarding West Pond or other information on this site.


What's New!

2019 Letter from President Spinny!

Annual Meeting
2019 WPA Meeting
date/time: postcard invitation
Location:Riverside Methodist Church


2019 - 2020

Drone Photos of West Pond by Dale West. HERE

Photos of West Pond Eagle by Kaylee Keogan, niece of Steve Mickle. HERE

2019 - 4th of July Boat Parade
MEET at Lily Bay promptly at 11am!
(no rain date)