*** RVCA announced in September that the threshold for Minor Low Water Conditions continues in the Rideau Valley Watershed. Residents and businesses are encouraged to conserve water. A further statement will be issued if the status changes. ***
*** TVT reminds everyone that a burn permit always is required – it is free and available at the Municipal Offices and doesn’t need renewing. However, every time you wish to have a burn, 613-267-2596 X2 must be informed. To check to see if there is currently a Burn Ban, listen to the automated message on the above number. ***
See Calendar for details of the many local musical and theatre presentations as well as the October 26th Lake Links. Imminent events are shown at the bottom of this page.
Between October 1 and November 8, The Auxiliary to the GWM Hospital, Perth is accepting orders for Tourtieres at the Gift Shop 613-267-1500 x 4106. Pick up November 21.
Some new postings
A link to The Guardian article: “The climate crisis explained in 10 charts” is in the Climate Change section
Two links re electric vehicles have been added in the Climate Change section.
Some links re algae (including one on how to spot blue-green and if you do, what to do) have been added to Environmental. Also one re weeds.
Some links have been added in Municipal. If more would be helpful, please contact webmaster
A link has been added in the Spraying Information section re the possible contribution of the widespread use of neonics to declines in song bird populations.
On the above is information on matters of interest/concern as well as details of the changes in this year’s Shoreline Naturalization Program which make it easier for property owners to participate as the advice and plantings are free!
For information on current & recent general matters as well as those of particular interest to our Association.
Our Councillor, Rob Rainer, issues a personal newsletter which he emails to a list of interested people every Sunday. To receive this, contact him email@example.com.
Contact information for all elected officials as well as links to some frequently used sections of the Township website (eg Recycling & Garbage; Council calendar; By-Laws ) can be found in Municipal on the sidebar.
The Councillor mentioned above is a member of the Green Energy and Climate Change Working Group in the Township.
For informative documents of general interest as well as particularly to waterfront property owners see this page. Also there is a Health Canada presentation on preparing for climate and health emergencies and disasters.
Two links re electric vehicles have been added as well as an article from The Guardian “The Climate Change Crisis explained in 10 charts”.
LSRLPOA membership dues can now be made by Interac-e -Transfer
For details please see Membership
This includes local and international information and links.
Many thanks to the volunteers who have been working away on our section of Bolingbroke Road in the particularly miserable conditions (temperature, humidity and flies) this year. We cannot eradicate the parsnips but we can reduce their numbers so that the County will not spray. And this was done!
There is information on LymeHope, a Canadian not-for-profit dedicated to research and outreach.
Good news from CHIR : An initiative is being lead to build a network facilitating collaboration, resource and knowledge sharing and building research capacity.