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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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Dams and ponds created by beaver can sometimes be a nuisance on private land — flooding agricultural fields and forests, washing out roads and killing trees. This Extension Note, produced by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, provides information a…

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Fire Ban Lifted

Aug 17, 2016

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Hi all, due to the precipitation received over the weekend combined with the widespread precipitation yesterday and the forecasted higher humidity,  decreasing the risk of forest fires the fire ban will be lifted at 08:30Thursday morning. BonEcho park is …

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Hi All,   Did you have a great Long Weekend? The weather cooperated. The lake was busy.   If you enjoyed the Long Weekend you are really going to enjoy next weekend! That is the Lake Festival followed this year by Ron and Ester's Pot Luck. Yup, all…

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Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 3 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows in local rivers and streams.  This is the most severe low water level.  Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christ…

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Fire Ban Reinstated

Aug 02, 2016

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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 hazard.   The drought codes are in the 400’s which are well into extreme.  This combined with the lack of significant precipitatio…

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