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Ponds Access Information
Interactive map - click map below. Click layers to turn on boat access points.
Excel File List of Ponds - Coincides with database in interactive map.
Plymouth Ponds and Lakes Stewardship Project and Pond Monitoring Program
In 2014 the Town of Plymouth Department of Marine and Environmental Affairs received $38,854 in grant funding from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust. This funding enable’s the Town and Project Partner UMASS Dartmouth - School of Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) to commence the Plymouth Ponds and Lakes Stewardship Program (PALS) and Pond Atlas for water quality analysis and reporting in 39 ponds throughout Plymouth. Click here for additional information. In 2015 the following ponds are slated to be sampled and added to the Atlas: Little Sandy Pond, Lout Pond, Cooks Pond, Great Island Pond, Honeypot Lake, Island Pond (near Great Herring), Triangle Pond.
Quality Assurance Project Plan
- 2014 Sampling The Plymouth Ponds and Lakes Stewardship Atlas June 2015 is now available - Download June 2015 PALS Atlas.
- 2015 Sampling - Plymouth Ponds and Lakes Stewardship Atlas Update 1, May 2016 is now available - Download May 2016 PALS Update.
- 2016 Sampling - Plymouth Ponds and Lakes Stewardship Atlas Update 1, May 2017 is now available - Download May 2017 PALS Update
- Download Excel Database Last updated March 2017 for data through 2016.
Pond and Watershed Studies
June 2015: Plymouth Ponds and Lakes Stewardship Atlas The Atlas includes the following ponds: Bartlett, Big Sandy, Big West, Billington Sea, Bloody, Boot, Clam Pudding, Clear, Deer, Ezekiel, Forge, Fresh, Fresh Meadow, Gallows, Great Herring, Great South, Gunners Exchange, Halfway, Hedges, Hoyts, Jakes, Little, Little Herring, Little Long, Little South, Little West, Long, Long Island, Micajah, Moreys Hole, North Triangle, Round, Russell Mill, Saby, Savery, Shallow, Ship, Wall, White Island
Biological Monitoring Data
July 2011 Biological Monitoring Data Report. The report includes the following ponds: Great Herring, Little Herring,Great South, Little, Billington Sea, Long, Little Long, Gallows, Halfway, Round, Bloody, Clear, Boot, Bartlett, Fresh, Big Sandy, Lout, Little South.
The Fishing Ponds document was created in the 90's. Please be aware there may have been changes to the information and click the Department of Fish & Game link for more information. Bathymetric maps, access and general information is included. Fishing Ponds Document / Department of Fish & Game Link