Archive For The “Stewardship” Category

County of Haliburton Seeking Public input on creation of Shoreline Protection By-Law

County of Haliburton Seeking Public input on creation of Shoreline Protection By-Law

We encourage you to visit their site to complete a survey on environmental protection and give input for the first phase of public consultation

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October 1st – Water Level Update

October 1st – Water Level Update

Summary Parks Canada and the Trent-Severn Water Management team continue to manage water levels moving our lakes toward the low level reached each fall. To view the two week water level forecast for the period September 30 to October 14, 2019 – click Forecast.Sept.30.09 Readers should check the weekly drawdown forecasts to be sure you…

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Septic Update – Nov 2019

Septic Update – Nov 2019

SEPTIC RE-INSPECTION PROGRAM UPDATE In December of 2017 Dysart Council passed a bylaw making the inspection of septic systems on all properties near a shoreline mandatory. Property owners on both of the Kennisis Lakes must have the prescribed inspections completed by an approved inspector prior to the end of 2019.  Failure to complete the inspection…

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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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