Upcoming on April 6 at McMartin House is a free event “Pollinators, People and Pesticides ” with two experts as presenters. On April 8 at Maberly Community Hall is the Tay Valley Community Choir’s concert, ” Something to Sing About”. Also at Maberly Hall – 25th Annual Pancake Brunch on April 15. For details of all see the calendar.
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At the Lanark County Public Works meeting on Wednesday, March 22, the staff presented a proposal for extending the Adopt -a -Road program to include modifications for weed control. By adopting a section of a highway,citizens will avoid having spraying on the those roadsides. It was approved and a By-Law will be drafted. To access the minutes of the meeting click. Included there are the details of the modified program and an informative power point presentation on the effects of spraying. The community response to the petitions against spraying has been great – a total of 895 signatures on both petitions in less than 3 weeks.
2016 water quality results (data and some comments on them) from the samplings on our lakes conducted by RVCA, are to be found in the Lake Steward Notes by clicking that “button” on the sidebar.
A new page on the sidebar has been established: Lake Networking Group. The notes from the September meeting attended by our Vice-President are posted. Many of us have questions regarding the role of OPP and this meeting addressed many topics of interest and concern to residents and cottagers.
Ticks & Lyme Disease – answering many questions. For information from the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit press the At The Lake tab across the top and then Tips section on the drop- down menu. What to wear; how to protect yourself and family; how to recognize ticks and what to do if you find a tick are answered.
Algae-Too Much of a Good thing? Three suggestions to keep in mind are Good Septic System Maintenance; Increase Plant cover; Reduce Run-off . The Release issue by RVCA on this topic can be found in the Notices from other Groups. It also refers to their Algae & Aquatic Plant Educational Manual. It is most informative and can be accessed by a link in the Lake Steward Notes posted together with other material on this topic or by clicking Algae.
Details of the RVCA Shoreline Naturalization Program can be found on their website by clicking on shoreline or by contacting Meaghan.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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