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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!

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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24Aug

New Navigation Light

Monday August 24, 2020

JLA 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! 
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20Aug

Getting rid of Sawfly larvae

Thursday August 20, 2020

Seeing 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...
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19Aug

21st Petroglyphs Butterfly Count

Wednesday August 19, 2020

As 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...
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17Aug

AGM THIS FALL - Q&A

Monday August 17, 2020

We 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...
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18Jul

Help us Get Better Internet Access!

Saturday July 18, 2020

As 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.
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08Jul

Level 1 Low Water Condition

Wednesday July 08, 2020

Kawartha Conservation has declared a Level 1 Low Water Condition throughout the watershed. Check their full announcement and explanations 
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02Jul

Quarry Update

Thursday July 02, 2020

Here 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...
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26Jun

SMOKE SIGNALS - SUMMER 2020 (V2)

Friday June 26, 2020

Welcome to our first ever DIGITAL version of Smoke Signals - Summer 2020.Click here to read: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1anu3MdoZnMQOtjY2VhDk4H...
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26Jun

Fish Die-Off on Jack's Lake

Friday June 26, 2020

PLEASE 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...
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04Jun

Jun 8 is Apsley COVID-19 Testing Day!

Thursday June 04, 2020

FOCA has shared the attached information for area lake residents: Apsley COVID-19 Testing Day
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04Jun

Petition for High-speed Internet

Thursday June 04, 2020

As 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....
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28May

HBMLA Zoom Meeting 2020 May 23

Thursday May 28, 2020

Last 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
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22May

Apsley Lions Boat Draw

Friday May 22, 2020

Have 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...
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22May

Local Support Overflows for Jack Lake

Friday May 22, 2020

Some 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...
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14May

Pre-Victoria Day hello & update

Thursday May 14, 2020

Hello - see our Pre-Victoria Day Weekend update here!
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05May

Attention Jack Lakers We Need Your Help!

Tuesday May 05, 2020

Despite 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...
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19Apr

Spring 2020 & Covid-19

Sunday April 19, 2020

A bit of information and some useful links concerning the impact of Covid-19 on Jack’s Lake: Spring2020&Covid-19.pdf
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02Mar

Time to RENEW your membership ... before Mar 31st!

Monday March 02, 2020

Memberships renew every year on Mar 31st - time to start or renew your membership for this year now! See our Word from Membership Director Ruth ... 
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20Feb

Smoke Signals Reader Survey - 2020 Winter issue

Thursday February 20, 2020

Smoke 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...
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