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2018 AGM and Information Session

Despite competition from a crucial Leaf’s playoff game, we had a good turn-out for our Annual General Meeting. Those who attended this well advertised event participated in choosing our new Board of Directors for 2018-2019.  Re-elected directors were: Patrick Bunting, Bill Eull, Tyler Harrington, Yan Michaud, Barbara Karthein and Ron Porter. New director, Karen Hunt …

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 to sign off on it. …

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 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, …

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 …

Lake Scugog: Our newest research project

Lake Scugog:  The Scugog Lake Stewards continue to try to find inexpensive environmental solutions for homeowners all around the lake who are overwhelmed by massive overgrowth of Eurasian watermilfoil off their shorelines. This year we are conducting research on the use of a specific grade of jute matting to smother milfoil and yet allow native plants …

Lake Scugog Walleye Spawning Bed Remediation

The Scugog Lake Stewards are currently working alongside the Ministry of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Services Branch to implement a walleye spawning bed rehabilitation project in the near future. We hope that such a project, and the closure of the winter or summer and winter walleye season(s), will help increase the plummeting walleye population …

Lake Scugog Shoreline Naturalization

The Scugog Lake Stewards were originally started in 1999 by two fishermen, a duck hunter and a landscape architect and the group was called the Scugog Shores Millennium Project, and later became the incorporated charitable organization — Scugog Lake Stewards Inc.  These early members were concerned that city ideas for landscaping around the lake were …

Dredging of the Bay – Port Perry

The Healthy Lake Scugog committee including the Scugog Lake Stewards are looking at the option of dredging of the bay off Port Perry.  The first step taken was to identify a suitable area of those bays to conduct up-to-date depth analysis.  You will see that area on the attached map link in yellow.    Lake …

Milfoil weevil project update – how to donate

If you would like to contribute to milfoil suppression work, please send your cheque to the Scugog Lake Stewards at 237 Queen Street (the Scugog Chamber office), P. O. Box 1282, Port Perry, Ont., L9L 1B9.  You can also donate through PayPal using this site as an entry.  Please indicate the funds are to go …