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: ...
New Navigation Light
Monday August 24, 2020JLA is pleased to announce that our Chief Bouys & Lights coordinator - Glen Painter - has placed a new flashing navigation light on the larger set of hidden/exposed rocks in Williams Bay. Thank you, Glen!
Getting rid of Sawfly larvae
Thursday August 20, 2020Seeing lots of these on birch saplings these days? Here's what they are and how to get rid of them:How to Get Rid of Sawflies Naturall...
21st Petroglyphs Butterfly Count
Wednesday August 19, 2020As a member of the Peterborough Field Naturalist and a lifer on Jack’s Lake, each year I participate in the Petroglyph Butterfly Count. This usually occurs the 3rd Saturday in July.I would like to share with you the final results of the...
AGM THIS FALL - Q&A
Monday August 17, 2020We are presently looking into possible formats for a virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) sometime towards the end of September. Federation of Ontario Cottagers' Associations (FOCA) has given us some guidance in this area.Please sen...
Help us Get Better Internet Access!
Saturday July 18, 2020As schools, workplaces, stores, government services and community events move online, a whopping 59% of rural households across Canada still don’t have access to reliable high-speed Internet (50/10 mbps) – and that certainly includes Jack’s Lake.
Level 1 Low Water Condition
Wednesday July 08, 2020Kawartha Conservation has declared a Level 1 Low Water Condition throughout the watershed. Check their full announcement and explanations
Thursday July 02, 2020Here is an update with facts about the ongoing proposed quarry.As we reported in Smoke Signals, the prospector's Exploration Permit was due to expire this June. However, the Ministry of...
SMOKE SIGNALS - SUMMER 2020 (V2)
Friday June 26, 2020Welcome to our first ever DIGITAL version of Smoke Signals - Summer 2020.Click here to read: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1anu3MdoZnMQOtjY2VhDk4H...
Fish Die-Off on Jack's Lake
Friday June 26, 2020PLEASE REPORT YOUR OBSERVATIONS !!!Over the past 12-15 days, there have been several reports of dead fish in various parts of Jack Lake. This information has been reported to the local office of the Ontario...
Jun 8 is Apsley COVID-19 Testing Day!
Thursday June 04, 2020FOCA has shared the attached information for area lake residents: Apsley COVID-19 Testing Day
Petition for High-speed Internet
Thursday June 04, 2020As schools, workplaces, stores, government services and community events move online, a whopping 59% of rural households across Canada still don’t have access to reliable high-speed (50/10 mbps) Internet – and that certainly includes Jack’s Lake....
HBMLA Zoom Meeting 2020 May 23
Thursday May 28, 2020Last Saturday morning, the mayor of Havelock Belmont Methuen (HBM), Jim Martin, held a special meeting with representatives of the various lake associations in the Township. See some
Apsley Lions Boat Draw
Friday May 22, 2020Have you ever wanted an Antique Boat, but thought it was too expensive?Well here is your chance to not only get an Antique Boat, Motor, and a trailer, but to support an amazing charity as well!The Apsley & District Lions Clu...
Local Support Overflows for Jack Lake
Friday May 22, 2020Some areas undoubtedly merit protection. In Peterborough County, the lands and waters surrounding Jack Lake (also known locally as Jack’s Lake) are highly valued by the local community and First Nations. Now, mineral exploration and quarry...
Pre-Victoria Day hello & update
Thursday May 14, 2020Hello - see our Pre-Victoria Day Weekend update here!
Attention Jack Lakers We Need Your Help!
Tuesday May 05, 2020Despite the ongoing pandemic, the JLA still hopes to remain involved in anumber of environmental projects.We need your help to report your sightings of various wildlife species such as birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects and mammals.At t...
Spring 2020 & Covid-19
Sunday April 19, 2020A bit of information and some useful links concerning the impact of Covid-19 on Jack’s Lake: Spring2020&Covid-19.pdf
Time to RENEW your membership ... before Mar 31st!
Monday March 02, 2020Memberships renew every year on Mar 31st - time to start or renew your membership for this year now! See our Word from Membership Director Ruth ...
Smoke Signals Reader Survey - 2020 Winter issue
Thursday February 20, 2020Smoke Signals and other JLA communications are intended to keep Jack's Lake members and community informed about ongoing activities and current issues on the lake. We would like to understand more from our members what you w...