MPPA Volunteers Needed
Please contact John Doyle if you would like more information

Board Positions - The board meets approximately 6 times per year

  • Vice-President - assist President John Doyle

  • Secretary - record board meetings and the annual meeting

  • Director - offer opinions, help make decisions and assist with MPPA's mission


  • Assistant Lake Host Point Person - assist Sue Showalter, current Point Person

  • Lake Hosts - perform lake hosting at the boat launch during the summer to educate boaters on the prevention of introducing invasive species into the pond

  • Weed Watchers - learn to identify the pond's native aquatic species and inspect a small section of the pond's shoreline and waterfront for invasive aquatic species; performed on-pond during the summer

  • Roadside Trash Pick-up - pick up trash along a small section of the roads bordering the pond as part of the town's "Help Keep New London Presentable" program

  • Spring Cleanup Day - clean out the culverts on roads bordering the pond to prevent sediment and debris from entering the pond


  • Annual Meeting: Speaker(s) - select and coordinate annual meeting speakers

  • Watershed Invasive Species Removal - work with the town and/or find a licensed landscaper to identify and remove invasive plants, such as Phragmites (Common Reed) and Japanese Knotweed, from the watershed lands



Messer Pond Protective Association
PO Box 103
New London, NH 03257

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