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Blue-green Algae confirmed – warning remains in place (August 11, 2011)

The Ministry of the Environment’s test results have confirmed the presence of anabaena, a species of blue-green algae (sometimes known as Cyanobacteria). This is a species that can produce toxins in the water. In sufficient concentrations these toxins can cause health problems.  The health … Continue reading

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Environmental WorkShop July 16th 10:00 am, at the Church

Algae! Doh! On Saturday morning we’ll be hosting an informative meeting with multiple presentations. All deal with issues revolving around the health of our lake. The main event will be an Algae Workshop, presented by Dr. Emily Porter-Goff, who is … Continue reading

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Beach Testing Results

An astute reader of this blog pointed out that our Beach Testing Results link on our Links Page wasn’t working. This pointer is appreciated, and the oversight has been remedied. In light of the recent algae bloom advisory elsewhere on Sturgeon Lake, this … Continue reading

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Kawartha Lakes Stewards Association Survey

The Kawartha Lakes Stewards Association (KLSA) is seeking your participation in this survey on Eurasian watermilfoil. Eurasian watermilfoil is an exotic, invasive, aquatic plant species found in the Kawartha Lakes. We are concerned with your opinions on the potential use … Continue reading

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