Squibnocket Pond State of the Pond Reports
The 1,229-acre watershed is in Aquinnah and Chilmark.
The pond has an area of 603 acres, a mean depth of 4.7 feet, and a zero tidal range.
The MVC categorized this pond as Impaired. Historically eelgrass is not known to be in the pond. Nitrogen load is high, transparency is periodically very low. The pond contains oysters and has a substantial herring run.
Up-Island 208 Project
The 208 Equivalency Report (aka Up-Island Management plan) is a comprehensive review of water quality and habitat conditions in five Up-Island watersheds. The information presented in the report is intended to provide criteria to Up-Island communities as they establish baseline assessment of existing conditions and finalize their nitrogen mitigation plans.
Massachusetts Estuaries Project Study
Currently under study.
No projects as yet.
Squibnocket Pond Advisory Committee