Archive For The “Stewardship” Category

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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County of Haliburton – Shoreline Protection By-law Consultation

County of Haliburton – Shoreline Protection By-law Consultation

The County of Haliburton continues to seek public input on the creation of a Shoreline Protection By-law. As we are aware, our Kennisis Lakes, rivers and associated natural environmental features support Haliburton’s way of life and our stewardship of the shorelines on these waterways is central to the creation of a Shoreline Protection By-law. Building…

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