Special News

Ice safety

So important, but better still — stay off until the ice is really thick! Know the depth and the currents and springs that might make it thinner in spots.

Starry Stonewort: New information

November 9, 2018:  Before the Scugog Lake Stewards determined that the new invasive alga starry stonewort had arrived and was taking over, lakes in Wisconsin and MIchigan were struggling with it. For an up to date report on what they have found and the problems that this new alga presents see: https://cdn.cloud1.cemah.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/63/2018/10/Starry-Stonewort-Invasive-Species-Field-Report-Fall-2018.pdf

Lake Week

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… Read More

Minutes from our 2017 Annual General Meeting

Minutes 2017 AGM

Durham Climate change symposium held in Scugog

Durham Climate Change Symposium, February 9th 2018 in Port Perry by Director Research, Scugog Lake Stewards Inc., Dr. Ron Porter The Stewards received an invitation from the Regional Municipality of Durham to attend this meeting and I attended on our behalf. It followed previous meetings resulting in detailed publications on the… Read More

Lake Stewards’ latest newsletter

  YOU ARE PERSONALLY INVITEDand we hope to see you there!A project of Scugog Township in partnership with Kawartha Conservation and Scugog Lake Stewards Inc.www.lakescugogenhancement.ca    For further details please view the Notice attached and available at http://www.scugog.ca/en/township-office/resources/Notice-of-Public-Open-House—Dec-5-2017.pdf on the Township of Scugog’s website. If you have questions or require additional information please contact… Read More

Public Open House for Lake Scugog Enhancement Project

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE Public Open House for the Class Environmental Assessment Lake Scugog Enhancement Project The details of this Public Open House are: December 5, 2017,  6:00 to 8:00 pm, with the presentation at 6:30 pm. Location: Scugog Memorial Public Library, 231 Water Street, Port Perry For further… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More