Lake Scugog Enhancement Project

Stormwater Management

Kawartha Conservation Kawartha Conservation prepares and publishes a variety of lake and environmental management plans to provide a scientific approach to protecting and managing the environment over the short and long terms. These plans involve detailed field inventories and water quality and quantity studies to identify natural features and factors… Read More

September 5, 2017 early morning Port Perry

A mist over the marsh, but the day promises to be beautiful. Note the aquatic plants in the shallow area between Vos’ Independent and the Kinsmen Beach. Photo courtesy of quality professional photographer.

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 Ministry is currently… Read More

Cleaning Up Lake Scugog – Project Receives Approval In Principle From Council

From The Port Perry Star; Dec 1, 2016 CLEANING UP LAKE SCUGOG By Chris Hall SCUGOG — An ambitious plan that would see a large stretch of Lake Scugog dredged as part of a $2-million project has been approved in principle by the Township, paving the way for organizers to start… Read More

Lake Scugog Enhancement Project Good News

IT’S A GO!! Today Scugog Council tentatively approved the Lake Scugog Enhancement Project. THEREFORE FUNDRAISING CAN BEGIN! There are several steps that still need to be fulfilled before we can go forward with construction in the Fall of 2018 — more testing is needed and all the environmental agencies need… Read More

Give us your feedback!

On October 25th, 2016 a Public Meeting was held at the Scugog Memorial Public Library. At that time, plans were presented for the Lake Scugog Enhancement Project. We are asking for your feedback on the plans by completing this short survey. Kawartha Conservation will collate the information provided by respondents…. Read More