Representing The Brandy Lake Association

Brandy Lake Muskoka

2021 Summer Newsletter

President’s MessageGreetings!  We hope you are all enjoying the current cottage season and are able to spend lots of time at beautiful Brandy Lake. Your BLA Executive continues to be busy working on behalf of all BLA Members.  You will find details of some of the ongoing activities in this newsletter including: water quality sampling programs for 2021; progress on our Lake Plan for Brandy Lake; our plans for social activities for this season during which we continue to deal with COVID 19 restrictions; and a reminder of the Good Neighbour Code that was circulated last season.  We are pleased...

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The Brandy Lake Good Neighbour Code

Brandy Lake is a place that all of us, as summer visitors, cottage owners/families, and full time residents, value greatly. The positive experience we have here are rooted in family, outdoor recreation, and spending time with friends and relatives. The lake is valuable, and maintaining the health of the lake remains a core value for the Brandy Lake Association. We have developed this good neighbour code to help everyone enjoy Brandy Lake for years to come.

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Brandy Lake Association Strategic Plan

Greetings from Brandy Lake!  We hope this finds you and your family safe and preparing for a safe, physically distanced or properly bubbled holiday season wherever you are!  Brandy Lake is fully covered with ice, but it is still very thin in several areas, so we urge extreme caution as always when venturing out onto the lake at this time of year.  Everyone is hoping for a white Christmas, but so far, our snowfalls keep melting with warming weather!  We hope that if you are not already at the lake when you receive this, that you find some time to enjoy winter at the lake over...

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An integrated solution for flooding, economic prosperity in Muskoka

Written by: Kevin TrimbleOriginally published to: https://www.muskokaregion.com It’s time to get serious about getting residents, businesspeople and decision-makers to start building a watershed plan for the Muskoka River watershed. And I’ll tell you why. I can think of no other place in Ontario with a greater connection between socio-economic prosperity and the environmental quality. We assume Muskoka will always be a world-class destination that supports our varied livelihoods, but there is evidence that we can’t keep conducting ourselves the same way we always have. If Muskoka were to...

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Blue-green Algae Advisory

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has lifted the public advisory regarding blue green algae on Brandy Lake as of September 24th. The first sample taken the week of July 29 was nontoxic, and the second sample, taken the week of Sept. 17th by the Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks has confirmed the original nontoxic results. The link for further information is:...

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Two options to pay your 2021 BLA membership

 

1. Two-year membership ($35 + $35)

2. One-year membership ($35)

 

2 days ago

I think the Admin needs to have screening questions to allow new members to the group (if they aren’t already there), seems like lots of these spammers getting in with shirt offers the last few days! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

First day today that we see full ice cover on Brandy Lake. In 2020 we had first ice cover November 18, but melted , then full ice cover was on Dec 9, 2020 ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Anyone missing this? Washed up on our shore during the high water. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

This past week on Brandy Lake. You really do have a little piece of heaven! 🥰 No filter just fall beauty at its best! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

I thought it was going to rain all day! Absolutely beautiful day to be out on the water! ... See MoreSee Less
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