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...
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: ...
New Navigation Light
Monday August 24, 2020JLA is pleased to announce that our Chief Buoys & Lights coordinators - Glen & Diane Painter - have placed a new flashing navigation light on the larger set of hidden/exposed rocks in Williams Bay. Thank you, Glen & Diane!
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...