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

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

New Weevil Program Public Meeting Notice

Upcoming Public information Meeting Lake Scugog Milfoil Solution Pilot Program July 3, 2014 at 7:00pm Scugog Arena and Skating Rink Meeting Room One(1) 1655 Reach Street, Port Perry, ON L9L 1P2 Overview Eurasian watermilfoil is an invasive weed from Europe that has plagued Lake Scugog and other lakes in the Kawarthas… Read More