News & Events

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Stewards receive research grant money

The Research and Monitoring team of the Scugog Lake Stewards are happy to announce that we have just received our first grant of 2017, towards our plans to investigate multiple potential drivers for the decline in walleye. The McLean Foundation has awarded us $3000, which we have used to purchase… 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

Dam and Locks at Lindsay

For our complete reports see the navigation bar, Research and Monitoring, subheading Dam and Locks at Lindsay. As of October 2, 2016 the reading of water level at the Lindsay Dam was very low. Until ice forms on the lake or we have significant rains the lake will continue to… Read More

Lake Stewards awarded $200,000 by MSIFN

LAKE STEWARDS’ FANTASTIC NEWS:  On September  15, our project to improve Port Perry Bay got our first major leap forward with a generous $200,000 donation given to the Lake Stewards by the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation. We had been invited to help witness the signing of the new… Read More

Fishing Lake Scugog 2016

Is Lake Scugog doomed? With all of the hype regarding the walleye closure and the aggressive nature of invasive aquatic plants carpeting the bottom of the lake – one would be led to believe this is the case. There is no doubt that the lake is experiencing challenges anglers may… Read More