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Summer Event Dates

Mar 09, 2017

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We have some dates for the Summer 2017 events!  Here they are, but stay tuned for more information to come.  Canada Day Parade - Sat. July 1 at 11:00 am, meet at Jacques Bay SDRA Annual General Meeting - Sat. July 8 - Coffee and social time at 9:30 a…

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150 Fun Facts

Mar 09, 2017

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In honour of Canada's 150th birthday, we are collecting 150 fun facts, historical tidbits, or stories about Skootamatta Lake and area. If you know a fun fact about our lake and surrounding area, please submit it here, using this survey link: 150 Fun Facts…

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Log Replacement Update

Jan 10, 2017

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Over the summer, many expressed concern about the water levels at Skootamatta Lake. The SDRA Board has been in regular contact with Quinte Conservation throughout the summer and fall in order to stay informed about the process and timeline. Logs were remo…

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We are asking members to complete the following short survey (9 questions) to help us determine the viability of a central boat washing station. Boat Washing Survey ThanksSDRA Board

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Category: Obituaries

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Dick Blake (Richard Parr Blake) on November 3 rd, at his home in Guelph, Ontario. Dick died surrounded by his loving family at the age of 97 just days short of the 73rd anniversary of his marriage to h…

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2016 Photo Contest

Sep 30, 2016

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It's that time of year - time to share all of your best photos with everyone else! Submit Your Photos - it's quick and easy! We will accept photos until midnight on Sunday, November 6th. Prize money for winning photos:    1st Prize:  $50    2nd Prize: $…

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Quinte Conservation has announced their schedule for removing logs at the various dams they control including Skootamatta Lake. They will be removing logs from our dam on or after October 10. This coincides with their commitment to leave the logs in the da…

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On September 27th, 2016, the province cancelled Phase II of the Large Renewable Procurement process.  This is the process which includes proposals for wind turbines.  The Minister of Energy stated in a letter to the IESO that "Ontario will benefit from a r…

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The townships of Addington Highlands and North Frontenac are the proposed locations for one of Canada's largest wind farms. BEARAT, hopes to help stop this from becoming a reality. Bon Echo Area Residents Against Turbines is a non-profit group that aims t…

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Fireworks!

Sep 02, 2016

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Firework – Saturday is the big night for our annual fireworks display. And the weather forecast is looking good. It will start at 8:30 pm sharp. The best vantage point is from the water in front of the Causeway. But the shoreline around the lake offers a g…

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