Mud Pond

T7 R9 NWP, Piscataquis, Maine
MIDAS 0826

Area (acres):5
Perimeter (miles):0.6
Mean Depth (feet):
Max Depth (feet):
Delorme Page:42
Fishery Type:n/a
Invasive Aquatic Plant Infestation:None known

Other Lake & Watershed Information

Boating & Fishing Regulations for this and other Maine waters are available here.

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Maine’s High Elevation Lakes: “Canaries in the Coal Mine”

At an elevation of 2700 ft, Tumbledown Pond has been part of long-term research that began in the 1980s and provided early evidence of acidification in Maine’s lakes and ponds. Now, these lakes are also serving as sentinels of the effects of climate change.

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Maine Lakes: Facts & Legends

Published 50 years ago, Daphne Merrill's book contains a fascinating assortment of facts, history & trivia about ME lakes. Although this tome is long out-of-print, we have been given permission to post a scanned version of the work. Click Read More to access the first 4 chapters. The rest of the book will be posted once scanning is complete.

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Lake Stewards of Maine Webinars

Heavy Metals, PFAS, Cyanotoxins in Maine Lakes – Risk assessment approaches to Toxic Substances

Friday, August 12th, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Presented by Breana Bennett

This presentation will discuss how Maine CDC determines how much is too much chemical contamination in fish tissue and how that is considered in deriving fish consumption advisories. This will be discussed in the context of the statewide fish consumption advisory for methylmercury and the emerging PFAS contaminants. The presentation will also discuss the challenges in developing advisories for harmful algal blooms.

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Videos from past webinars:

Video: Panel: Experience of Alum Treatment as Lake Association (July 15, 2022)

Video: Overview of Climate Change in ME (June 17, 2022)

Upcoming Webinars shared here are free & open to the public!

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