2008/2009 - Laconia Conservation Commission contracted Watershed to Wildlife Inc., a natural resource consultant from Bethlehem, New Hampshire to complete the City's 2009 Natural Resource Inventory (NRI) (PDF). Members of the Laconia Conservation Commission and staff now have a valuable tool to use allowing the City to make smart long term natural resource decisions.
2012 - Added language to the local Shore-land Protection Ordinance to protect water quality of the Lakes. Staff took over all responsibilities for training and conducting water testing within Paugus Bay and its multiple tributaries
2014 - Formed the Brook Management Subcommittee to address water quality and stream stability issues
2015 - United with The Opechee Milfoil Management Group and formed the Invasive Aquatic Subcommittee to properly address the city wide Milfoil problem. 2016 - Black Brook Geo-morphological Watershed Plan is underway.
2016 - A Geomorphic Assessment Report and Watershed Plan for Black Brook was conducted by DuBois & King Inc. and Ripple Natural Resources LLC to understand the ongoing stream channel adjustment processes that are impacting water quality, aquatic and riparian habitats, and channel stability.
2017 - The Conservation Commission has taken full responsibility for the Milfoil Management Plan.