Research Overview - Treatment of West Bear Brook Watershed
- Ammonium Sulfate is used to treat the West Bear Brook Watershed.
- West Bear Brook is treated via helicopter provided by Maine Helicopter Inc.
- The West and East Bear Brook Watersheds are on the southeastern slope of Lead Mountain which is the summit to the left in the photo. A nearby parking area is the takeoff point for the helicopter. From there the helicopter launches for treatment runs, and appears as a small white speck over West Bear as it treats the watershed
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