SCUGOG LAKE STEWARDS

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Scugog Lake Stewards Inc.

84 Water Street, P. O. box 1282, Port Perry, Ontario, Canada L9L 1A0.
An Incorporated Volunteer Charitable Organization

We would like to have you as a member of our organization to help understand and improve Lake Scugog.  See Become a Member/Make a Donation today! Your membership is vital to us as they pay for all the items necessary to keep us going with the best possible due diligence.

The more members we have, the bigger voice we have to protect and enhance the the lake. When you log on to ‘Become a Member’ you will also see how to donate to the Lake Scugog Enhancement Project or separately to our important lake research projects. Funds marked for these two endeavours are kept in dedicated accounts not accessible to the Stewards in general.

Be sure to also check out our Blog below for some of the latest news and media information related to the Scugog Lake Stewards. Contact us at info@scugoglakestewards.ca today for more information! Be sure to look up and ‘like’ our regular posts on Facebook under Scugog Lake Stewards.  That is where you will get the most up-to-date information.

Latest News

Understanding toxic blue-green algae blooms

Lake Scugog has recently been identified by the MOECC as having a low level toxic algae bloom in the area off Kinsmen’s beach and the snowmobile ramp in Port Perry Bay. Specific conditions this year and a high existing level of nutrients in the lake have made it susceptible to the possibility of blooms of …

Understanding recent blue-green algae advisory in Lake Scugog

UNDERSTANDING RECENT BLUE-GREEN ALGAE ADVISORY IN LAKE SCUGOG As a result of questions from the Lake Stewards, Scugog Township, Durham Region Health, and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) have tested the waters adjacent to Palmer Park Beach and Joe Fowler Park, and found the presence of blue-green algae there. The …

Great info. for shoreline owners on Lake Scugog

Are you looking for a great on-line source of information about how lakes work and specifically Lake Scugog? Look no more.  The North American Lake Managers’ Society has published a very easy to read, well illustrated small booklet that we feel you will really find useful called  Your-Lake-and-You_July-2017  It may take a bit of time …

Lake Scugog, is it a ‘sitting duck’ for new invasives?

An article for CAPS magazine, July, 2017.  The GTA has a population of 6.5 million with a long shoreline on Lake Ontario. Coming into its docks are ships from around the world bringing two kinds of cargoes, the goods we need and, unfortunately, tiny stowaways from far away. When these stowaways come ashore, they have …

Lake Stewards’ lake research program starts again.

TODAY’S THE DAY! Today is the day of our first on-lake, in-lake, in-muck studies. This work, supported by a wonderful $369,000 three year grant from the Trillium Foundation, and others from the Royal Bank and the McLean Foundation, will see monthly excursions to a wide range of GPS located sites throughout the lake to look …