Links of interest to Sebec Lake residents
This comprehensive site includes photos to identify invasive aquatic plants as well as state maps indicating which water bodies are currently infested and what type of invasive plant has been found.
We meet on Tuesday mornings in the student lounge of Foxcroft Academy West Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft - 6:15 AM Evening meetings held on the last Tuesday of the month - 6:00 PM
The VLMP website contains the 'Maine Center for Invasive Aquatic Plants virtual herbarium'. Look here for photos of native plants and invasive plants.
The Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program (VLMP) is one of the largest and oldest citizen-based lake monitoring programs in the country. Its Mission is to provide protection for the nearly 6,000 lakes in Maine through the acquisition of scientific data, and to raise public awareness about the extraordinary ecological, aesthetic and economic value of our lakes and ponds.
Produced by the Center Theatre, The Maine Whoopie Pie Festival is the sweetest day in the state of Maine! Recognized in 2011 as the Maine State Treat, the Whoopie Pie has always held a place of honor in the stores of Maine and the hearts of Mainers everywhere. The Maine Whoopie Pie Festival was founded in 2008 by the Center Theatre in Dover-Foxcroft as a celebration of the uniquely Maine dessert. The festival has grown from a small local event drawing several hundred people to a massive celebration drawing people from all corners of the state, country and even the world. In 2013, over 6,000 people descended on Dover-Foxcroft to sample whoopie pies from dozens of bakers around the state.
The Piscataquis Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization and its mission is to unify and promote business and stimulate growth. Our vision is to create a truly regional, active, vital partnership between community and business in order to build a healthy marketplace and enriched living environment. The Piscataquis Chamber of Commerce partners whenever it can and leads when it must. We coordinate ideas, energy and financial resources to accomplish collectively what none of us could ever accomplish individually. We work daily with other organizations, community and county leaders, elected officials and business professionals to assist in the formation and implementation of plans that will provide a brighter future for both residents and businesses and improve quality of life for us all.
Begun in 2013, this is a three day hot air balloon festival and celebration of our heritage in Piscataquis County. In addition to hot air balloons, there are food vendors (these are all nonprofit organizations), artisans & crafters, tradesmen, educational demonstrations, agricultural displays and children's activities. There is exciting entertainment all three days, including live music, movie night, fascinating trades demonstrations, balloon glows and much more!
For all of those who have had the privilege to spend time at Sebec Lake, share pictures, memories and stories.
The Three Rivers Community is a group of towns in central Maine including Atkinson, Bowerbank, Brownville, LaGrange, Lake View, Medford, Milo, and Sebec, with a total population of about 5,000 people. Its goal is to link our communities, businesses, schools, and organizations together for better social and economic benefits.