Options For Controlling Beavers

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,… http://skootamatta.ca/blog/options-controlling-beavers/

Fire Ban Lifted

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… http://skootamatta.ca/blog/fire-ban-lifted/

Quinte Conservation Declares Level 3 Low Water Condition

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… http://skootamatta.ca/blog/quinte-conservation-declares-level-3-low-water-condition/

Fire Ban Reinstated

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… http://skootamatta.ca/blog/fire-ban-reinstated/

Lake Festival and Luau!

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… http://skootamatta.ca/blog/lake-festival-and-luau/