Lake Tashmoo

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The 2,605-acre watershed is in Tisbury, West Tisbury and a small area of Oak Bluffs.


The pond has an area of 269 acres, a mean depth of 4.3 feet, and a tidal range of 2.0 feet. The MVC categorized this pond as Impaired. Eelgrass is present but declining. Total organic nitrogen load is high and there is reduced transparency at the south end. There is no real bay scallop harvest.

Massachusetts Estuaries Project Study

The Draft Tashmoo Pond MEP Report was completed in August 2014.

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Office location:

Office location:

The Stone Building
33 New York Avenue
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Telephone: 508-693-3453
Fax: 508-693-7894

Mailing Address

Mailing address:

Martha's Vineyard Commission
P.O. Box 1447
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

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