Archive For June 27, 2019

Boating – Rules of the Road

Boating – Rules of the Road

From the Haliburton Highlands OPP: The basic ‘rules of the road’ are as follows (read the whole list since some of the rules are likely to be a surprise) There must be immediately available a personal floatation device of appropriate size for every person on board the vessel. You need a paddle or an anchor…

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Canada Day Fireworks

Canada Day Fireworks

The fireworks are on for June 29 – Canada Day!!!! On June 20th the KLCOA made a difficult decision to move the date to August 3 because of a number of issues and deadlines that were out of our control and we were not able to resolve in time for the event. In addition, we…

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Chemical Spraying in Our Community

Chemical Spraying in Our Community

See below under documents for the final Permethrin Re-Evaluation documents just released by Health Canada. It has been brought to our attention by a number of members that the practice of spraying for mosquito control has been started around our Lakes. Our investigation has brought up a number of serious concerns about this practice.  A…

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Shoreline Restoration Workshops

Shoreline Restoration Workshops

Healthy natural shorelines are vital to maintaining the overall health of the Kennisis Lakes. Natural shorelines help filter pollutants, protect against erosion, and provide habitat for fish and wildlife. The KLCOA is continuing to focus on Healthy Shorelines in 2019 with two Shoreline Restoration Workshops. The workshops will be conducted by Julia Sutton of Sweet…

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