Response updates after the fire at Sayers Foods in Apsley
Wednesday December 16, 2020As you probably know, Sayers Foods was totally destroyed by fire in the early hours of Saturday morning, December 5th.The loss is huge for Apsley and the surrounding Community.NK's SUPPORT PAGE I...
Catch up: Gypsy Moths - what should we do?
Monday December 14, 2020From 2020 Aug 17: THIS YEAR’S GYPSY MOTHS – WHAT SHOULD WE DO? European Gypsy Moths are back … after the last invasion about 25 years ago. Round Lake and Kosh Lake have been hit partic...
JLA is recruiting for Smoke Signals!
Sunday December 06, 2020JLA is recruiting for our renowned publication, Smoke Signals!This is an exciting opportunity for a volunteer team to build on the success of Jack Lake’s signature publication and usher it into a brand new decade. For 2021, J...
Please urge Ontario to respect PSWs
Tuesday November 03, 2020Given the immense benefits that Provincially Significant Wetlands (PSWs) provide – flood mitigation, water filtration, carbon sequestration, recreational opportunities, wildlife habitat and more – provincial policy rightly prohibits development on t...
More logging areas around Jack's Lake
Wednesday October 21, 2020Unfortunately, the MNRF and Bancroft Minden Forestry Company are proposing in it's new 10 year Forest Management Plan more logging areas around Jack's Lake. This was unexpected!On the map (click
2020 Lake Stewards Newsletter now available
Tuesday October 20, 2020According to the Province, 44% of these Crown lands are managed forests, which are subject to the Crown Forest Sustainability Act of 1994. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) manages Crown forests, in the Province’s words, "to ensure f...
Saturday October 17, 2020A Jack's Laker has told us they had to assist a large buck by cutting him loose from a hammock. This buck was approx 250 pounds, and his getting stuck could have been fatal! Please avoid...
Meet your 2020 JLA Board of Directors!
Wednesday October 14, 2020The 2020 JLA AGM added 2 new Directors to our JLA Board - welcome Patricia Phillips and Jonathan Mitchell to our team!We later met on 2020 Oct 14 to select executive roles:David Lean (President, Science Director)
Opportunity re new PTBO survey about Internet
Monday September 28, 2020We received a note - see below - re Peterborough County quickly gathering feedback re Internet connectivity. This is our chance to help them realize how much we need that here! ...
NOTICE OF 2020 AGM & CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Sunday September 20, 2020NOTICE OF THE 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TO ALL MEMBERS OF JACK’S LAKE ASSOCIATIONWhen: October 8, 2020Time: ...