Healthy Shorelines for Healthy Lakes
What’s Happening to Canada’s Common Loons?

What’s Happening to Canada’s Common Loons?

Mention Common Loons and images of pristine lakes echoing with the enchanting calls of these beloved water birds probably comes to mind. However, recent data reveals a cry for help might be necessary to save this iconic Canadian species. Using four decades of data...
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...
Coordinating Love Your Lake in Muskoka

Coordinating Love Your Lake in Muskoka

Muskoka is a uniquely beautiful part of Canada. Muskoka has an abundance of water, trees and wetlands, which makes it a popular destination for both permanent and seasonal residents, as well as tourists and visitors. Muskoka, as described by National Geographic in...
Assessing Lakes in Saskatchewan

Assessing Lakes in Saskatchewan

Last summer I was given the opportunity to participate in the Love Your Lake Program. I was instantly excited about being on the water all summer and knowing I was offering people a way to improve their conservation efforts. It was great to see property owners...
Shoreline Assessment Made Easy

Shoreline Assessment Made Easy

Mississippi Lake Association member Rob Bell writes about his experience with Love Your Lake program.   Preparation Shoreline of Mississippi Lake The Love Your Lake program was executed on Mississippi Lake in the Summer of 2016. Initial planning began in 2014...