Archive For The “Stewardship” Category

Possible Blue-Green Algae Bloom Event on Little Kennisis – UPDATE

Possible Blue-Green Algae Bloom Event on                  Little Kennisis – UPDATE

November 13 – Update Re: Possible Blue-Green Algae Event on Little Kennisis Lake The location of the small blue-green algae event (Nov. 8, 2020) was roughly half way along the North Shore of Little Kennisis.  A site visit by the KLCOA (Nov. 10, 2020) confirmed that the algal bloom was on the surface and accumulated…

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County of Haliburton Committee of the Whole – Sept 9 – Proposed Shoreline By-law

County of Haliburton Committee of the Whole – Sept 9 – Proposed Shoreline By-law

On Wednesday September 9, 2020 the County of Haliburton Committee of the Whole will receive, review and provide direction to staff regarding the proposed Shoreline Preservation By-law, Public Consultation and Communication. The meeting can be viewed on the County of Haliburton YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD5Nnj_j7WcU-OkketJpqqw The meeting agenda will be published on Monday September 7, 2020 and…

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Blue-Green Algae Blooms

Blue-Green Algae Blooms

There have been two recent confirmed reports of small Blue-green algae blooms, one in Weismiller Bay on Lake Muskoka and the other in Ten Mile Bay on Lake of Bays. There has been a lot of confusion about what they are and why they happen. Here are 2 excellent sites that give you all of…

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Chinese Mystery Snails – Identification

Chinese Mystery Snails – Identification

Chinese Mystery Snails – what you need to know and how to report They are an invasive species that is spreading through Haliburton County Lakes They are harmful to our lakes and have a number of negative effects a. Taking food away from our fish b. May lead to increased algal blooms c. Affect recreation…

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