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Join the Jack’s Lake Association, and support ongoing environmental and wildlife initiatives, receive Smoke Signals Magazine twice yearly, participate in the Annual Regatta, and so much more. We need and appreciate your support!

24Mar

Spraying Btk for Gypsy Moths

Wednesday March 24, 2021

 Recently a member of our lake community wrote to the JLA with information about aerial spraying of Btk to control the Gypsy Moth population and to inquire about interest in sharing the cost. The JLA board reached out to ex...
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16Dec

Response updates after the fire at Sayers Foods in Apsley

Wednesday December 16, 2020

As 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...
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06Dec

JLA is recruiting for Smoke Signals!

Sunday December 06, 2020

JLA 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...
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03Nov

Please urge Ontario to respect PSWs

Tuesday November 03, 2020

Given 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...
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21Oct

More logging areas around Jack's Lake

Wednesday October 21, 2020

Unfortunately, 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
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20Oct

2020 Lake Stewards Newsletter now available

Tuesday October 20, 2020

According 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...
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17Oct

Wildlife safety

Saturday October 17, 2020

A 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...
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14Oct

Meet your 2020 JLA Board of Directors!

Wednesday October 14, 2020

The 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)
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28Sep

Opportunity re new PTBO survey about Internet

Monday September 28, 2020

We 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! ...
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20Sep

NOTICE OF 2020 AGM & CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Sunday September 20, 2020

NOTICE OF THE 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TO ALL MEMBERS OF JACK’S LAKE ASSOCIATIONWhen:  October 8, 2020Time: ...
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