Our Fall, Winter and Early Spring Beach

Our Fall, Winter and Early Spring Beach

Through the fall, Ogunquit beach can be very much like our summer beach. Of course we have fewer swimmers and more walkers and those who just like to sit on the beach and watch the ocean. We have fewer summer birds and more migrating species. As winter sets in, storms...

Working together for a clean and healthy beach

Part of Ogunquit’s Conservation Commission’s responsibility is to protect our beach. Over the years we have tried to do just that by advocating for fencing along both sides of the dunes that are part of the beach system; posting signage warning visitors to stay off...

Get rid of those lawn grubs!

How should you deal with grubs in your lawn?  Here are a few tried and true methods. Have you heard of beneficial nematodes, microscopic organisms that can be applied to the soil from a hose-end sprayer? These little guys have to be applied here in early to mid June...

What do you do with all that seaweed?

Take a look at almost any beach in Maine around this time of year –late August, early September – and you’re likely to see a LOT of seaweed. I don’t know anyone who loves the stuff – if you sit or walk near it, those little sand fleas, if that’s what they are, make...