All photography provided by Susan Atwood.
We work to preserve and protect Wilson Lake and its watershed.
To preserve and protect the aesthetic qualities, the recreational value, the purity of water of Wilson Lake in Wilton, Maine and its watershed.
Over the past 25 years, Friends of Wilson Lake has led many efforts to protect the 563 acres of beautiful Wilson Lake and create programs to educate the community.
What We've Achieved
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1989 Organizational meetings, selection of name"Friends of Wilson Lake", adoption of by-laws
1990 First public meeting of FOWL and election of officers
1994 Watershed Survey conducted to identify erosion sites
1994 Demonstration Project at Kineowatha Park to correct erosion
2000 Participated in projects at foot of Wilson Lake to correct erosion
2001 Courtesy Boat Inspection Program - organized and funded program in Wilton, ME
2002 Audubon Loon Count - FOWL participates for the first time
2004 David Prince Memorial Scholarship was first awarded
2004 LakeSmart Program
2011 Awarded "Non-Profit of the Year" by Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
2012 Recognized for having 30 shore front properties participate in
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