Healthy Shorelines for Healthy Lakes

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A shoreline evaluation program

Waterways Under A-Salt!

Waterways Under A-Salt!

If you thought the use of road salt only impacted our lakes and rivers in the winter, think again! Road salt, usually sodium chloride, is applied to our roads, sidewalks and parking lots in the winter to help keep these areas safe and to reduce accidents. While it...

Closing-up the Cottage With Nature in Mind

Closing-up the Cottage With Nature in Mind

With fall comes sweater weather, beautifully coloured leaves, cooler temperatures, and for many — time to close the cottage for winter. Below are some shoreline-friendly tips to keep in mind as you wrap up another cottage season. Inside Your Cottage  If your cottage...

Turn Off the Lights!

Turn Off the Lights!

We keep learning how artificial light impacts wildlife. While many species can be affected, migratory birds are particularly sensitive to lights left on at night. Migratory Bird Calls A recent study looked at the impact of light pollution at night and how this...

How Lake Associations Can Get Involved in Love Your Lake

How Lake Associations Can Get Involved in Love Your Lake

We often hear from lake association members who are interested in having Love Your Lake delivered on their lake. This makes us very happy! Perhaps the lake association heard about the Love Your Lake program from a friend, a neighbour or they found our website while...

Protecting Your Gardens, Lawn…and Your Lake

Protecting Your Gardens, Lawn…and Your Lake

Many people work hard to have a lush, green lawn.  It’s a labour of love for many – the mowing, raking, weeding, fertilizer and pesticide applications – it brings a definite sense of pride. But did you know that what we do on our properties can impact the health of...

Natural is Beautiful

Natural is Beautiful

Your shoreline was meant to be naturally beautiful. Naturalized shorelines are cost-effective, ecologically responsible, stunning and they add value to your property. They’ll also provide welcome natural habitat for wildlife. Below are a series of before and after...

Has Your Lake Been Part of the Love Your Lake Program?

Has Your Lake Been Part of the Love Your Lake Program?

Have you downloaded your shoreline property report? If you have, great! That’s the first step in learning what actions you can take on your own property to improve your shoreline health and lake health. What’s even better is that it doesn’t have to take a lot of...

5 Ways to a Healthy Shoreline

5 Ways to a Healthy Shoreline

But if it’s not taken care of, our actions can also result in erosion, loss of wildlife habitat and…

Love Your Lake

Love Your Lake

Cruising out on the open water having the warm summer breeze blow by as the boat putts along…

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Funding Partners:

Rogers
Foundation