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Dams and ponds created by beaver can sometimes be a nuisance on private land — flooding agricultural fields and forests, washing…
Hi all, due to the precipitation received over the weekend combined with the widespread precipitation yesterday and the forecast…
Hi All,   Did you have a great Long Weekend? The weather cooperated. The lake was busy.   If you enjoyed the Long Weeken…
Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 3 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low …
Hi all,  the MNR Fire Weather forecast now has an FWI of 33 for us today and tomorrow to be 30.   Anything over 23 is extreme ha…
Cottage Sharing Agreements - FOCA seminar in Perth - Aug. 14th FOCA is coming to Perth on August 14th for the latest in our Cot…
The Canada Day Boat Parade will be leaving from from Jacques' Bay at 11:00 a.m on Friday, July 1. This year it will be lead by …
This years SDRA Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, July 2nd from 9:30 - 12:30 am at the Pineview Free Methodist Ch…
Fire Chief Casey Cuddy has ordered a Fire Ban for all of Addington Highlands effective immediately. His message is below. Worth …
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 2, 2016 QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LOW WATER STATEMENT Quinte Conservation has declared a Level …
Click on the link below to view the Minutes from our 2015 Annual General Meeting. AGMMinutes-July-4-2015.pdf   SDRA Board
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will be conducting the Broadscale Monitoring Program (BsM) on Skootamatta …
Several people noticed the fire at the Northbrook Foodland on their way home after the long weekend. We are pleased to report th…
Just a reminder that you can renew your annual SDRA membership online via PayPal.  Just click on the link below and follow the i…
The 2016 SDRA newsletters were mailed out last week.If you are an SDRA members and don't get yours by the end of this week, plea…
We have received a couple of inquiries about the water level on Skootamatta recently. People have noticed that the water level i…
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Ecologically Sound Program to reduce Mosquitos & Blackflies

The city of Ottawa recently orchestrated a non-chemical, ecologically sound program to reduce mosquito and blackfly population i…

Lost Pontoon

The found pontoon we reported last week was not the property of the person we thought. All of his pontoons are accounted for. So…

Logs on Jacques Bay rd.

Just wondered if anyone could tell me what was going on with all the cut trees on the north side of Jacques Bay rd. around the …

Cleaning Up ...

Miscellaneous Items (see attached image):
- electric refrigerator, 15 ft ?, avacado, works well
- set of bunk beds - …

Free army bunk bed

Free army style - steel framed bunk bed. Mattresses in good condition (note they are narrower than twin bed)
Yours for the taki…

Free army style bunk bed

Camp/army style - steel frame bunk bed with mattresses, great condition free for the taking. Available May 7-8.
Narrower than t…

Summer Job 2016 at SKOOT

Great job for students !
General labor, yard clean-up, brush removal etc.
Must have own transportation ( car or boat ).
Week…

30" Brand New Electric stove for sale $350.00

Brand new 30" Fridgidaire electric stove for sale. Self cleaning. Paid 800.00 last summer.
Switched to gas.
Call Lynn
705-772…

Re: Any Other Bear Sightings?

Bear alert! Spotted on Heneger road bridge area on September 23rd. Nosing around Sladics place.

Consider protection of lakes when voting please...

Dear Friends,

I know I'm speaking to a largely conservative audience but it's time for a change come Oct 19th.

One thing w…

Dog found

Found...Blue tick hound pup...is neutered, came with harness. Has been wandering around Skootamatta Lake Road. Sweet dog....ple…

Wanted wakeboard, windsurf board, skis

Do you have water skis, wakeboard and / or windsurf board taking up precious cottage storage space? Let us take these off your h…

Rattan Furniture

Lovely 4 piece rattan seating set perfect for your cottage porch. Love seat, 2 arm chairs and a rocking chair all with seat cush…

Re: 2 boats for sale

Fiberglass boat SOLD
aluminum boat still available

Re: Wanted: 12 to 14 foot Aluminum runabout

I have a 14 ft Springbok good shape 400$ or best offer
John 6133361083 cell 6479291839