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Lake Scugog Research 2016, AGM Presentation

Andrea Kirkwood Pres.,AGM 2016 This summer, the Lake Stewards’ Research and Monitoring team will be working with two students from U.O.I.T. to map the vegetation and quality and quantity of various bugs in the mud of the lake which are the food for larger species in the food chain. This research is being organized by …

Lake Scugog Enhancement Project, AGM Presentation

Rob Messervey, CAO of Kawartha Conservation, presented to those attending the Scugog Lake Stewards’ 2016 Annual General Meeting, April 14, an overview of the current status of the Lake Scugog Enhancement Project.  It is currently in the planning stage; organized by the Steering Committee for a Healthy Lake Scugog. For more detail about the project, …

Stewards’ AGM Financials and Minutes for review

In order to reduce printing requirements, we are posting our year end bank balance, our balance sheet and profit and loss statement for 2015 and the minutes from our 2015 Annual General Meeting for members and friends to peruse prior to this year’s meeting. We hope to see you at our meeting!  Please click on …

Keeping an Eye on Walleye

     On Monday, March 15, the Scugog Lake Stewards hosted an information night on how to properly monitor the walleye spawn in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Foresty (MNRF) and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH).      Due to an overwhelming response which included volunteers, as well as knowledgeable locals, …

Lake Stewards Membership Call 2016

Of all years, this is the year to become a member Lake Steward. We have so much going on that is so important to the lake.  Your membership of only $30.00 or $100.00 for a business will be sincerely appreciated. In return, we will send you a minimum of 5 newsletters to keep you up …

Monitoring in Lake Scugog in 2015

Is what happened here on Lake Scugog a harbinger of things to come in the Kawarthas and Trent-Severn Waterway? Dr. Ron Porter – Chair Science and Monitoring, Scugog Lake Stewards and Barbara Karthein, President, Scugog Lake Stewards As lake monitors, we learned first-hand in 2015 that if we are to observe the annual changes in Lake …

Update on Lake Scugog Enhancement Project

The Lake Scugog Enhancement Project has moved forward one more step.  Bids have come in for the design and an excellent company has been selected. On January 18, 2016, Township Council ratified a bid and $10,000 was budgeted towards this part of the project with another $44,680 coming from Durham Region and Kawartha Conservation Authority …

Understanding Lake Scugog 2015

Lake Scugog is a story of change because of varying lake levels, advancing and receding water clarity, climate change, aquatic plant and algae variations. While monitoring the lake in 2015 the Scugog Lake Stewards noticed remarkable changes, from a water system recently heavily infested by the invasive aquatic plant hybrid Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM), to a seemingly pristine …

Free Workshop being offered by Kawartha Conservation

This Free Workshop is about how your can improve the aesthetic appearance of your property while working with nature to manage stormwater as close to the source as possible. The Port Perry two part Workshops will feature excellent speakers and a free workbook. As shown in the ad. this Workshop will be held Tuesday, November …

Scugog Lake Stewards will host experts

A round table discussion will be hosted by the Scugog Lake Stewards Tuesday, October 27 regarding changes in lake flora and quality and how this may affect our fishery. Attending will be experts from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Trent University, U.O.I.T., Kawartha Conservation and more. Although the alga species Chara (pronounced cara) …