LWCA Lake News
This year the LWCA is conducting a major new survey of the Lake’s water quality. The the July testing has been completed by Kevin Moyser. The second testing will take place in the fall and will be lead by the […]
In June a LWCA member brought to our attention some foam near the waterfall that looked “ugly”. We followed up with a water test. The results of the test showed a relatively high e. coli count. At a second location […]
About three kilometres up Weslemkoon Road you may have noticed the swamp area beside the road drained this summer. That’s because the beaver dam broke. It has since been fixed.
Photo Contest Winners 2016
By Brian Owens As female elk get older, they also get wiser: they learn how to avoid getting shot by hunters, and appear to adapt their behaviour to the types of weapon the hunters carry. Hunting by humans is known […]
We have a cedar tree that woodpeckers have drilled a number of holes in. The first time they did this we coated the hole with tar. But that is not the best thing to do. The advice from tree experts […]
By Marion Evans Photographs by Barrie Evans (All photographs were taken at the north end of the lake). From your canoe, kayak, paddleboat or fishing boat, take the opportunity to scan the shoreline of Lake Weslemkoon for plants that love […]
The Riparian Zone
Bruce McGee discusses the importance of the riparian zone to help keeping a our lake water clean.
Maintaining your septic is important to protect your investment and keep our water clean. Our Get Pumped! program is here to help you maintain your septic.
Contact Fran at Kawartha Utilities (705-654-4000) to get your septic pumped. They come on the Lake whenever they get ten cottagers signed up.