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Fishing Lake Scugog 2016

Is Lake Scugog doomed? With all of the hype regarding the walleye closure and the aggressive nature of invasive aquatic plants carpeting the bottom of the lake – one would be led to believe this is the case. There is no doubt that the lake is experiencing challenges anglers may never have considered in the …

Dam and Lock at Lindsay # 3 Old Mill

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE OLD MILL IN THE WHOLE STRUCTURE OF THE LINDSAY SITE. In 1827, The Purdy’s, an American family, built the first dam on the Scugog River at the site of present-day Lindsay. The following year using the power from the head of water from the dam, they built a sawmill and then …

Dam and lock at Lindsay – #2 SITE DESIGN

  TRENT-SEVERN LINDSAY DAM INFORMATION # 2 of 3. PLEASE SHARE WIDELY.  On Friday, July 8, the Scugog Lake Stewards met with Jewel Cunningham, Director of Ontario Waterways and Colin Clarke, the new Water Management Technician for the Trent-Severn Waterway.  It was a very productive meeting that allowed the Stewards to voice our concerns and …

Dam and Lock at Lindsay – #1 – General

  POST #1 of 3 — ABOUT THE TRENT-SEVERN WATERWAY DAM AT LINDSAY. The Scugog Lake Stewards have have just completed a very extensive look at the dam and locks at Lindsay and their operation and especially how they affect Lake Scugog. The current operation of the dam and locks at Lindsay is the responsibility …

Scugog Lake Stewards are really cookin’

The Scugog Lake Stewards have a so many projects on the go in 2016! Many of our projects have been on the burner for several years and are now just coming “to a boil.”  Each program or project has a fantastic leader and we are raring to go. LAKE MONITORING AND RESEARCH:  Dr. Ron Porter …

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 …