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Brandy Lake Muskoka

Testing on Brandy Lake for blue green algae confirmed to be non-toxic

We have been advised by representatives at the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) that the testing on the water sample taken from Brandy Lake on September 6th (and posted by the Health Unit on September 12th) has been completed.  As we communicated in our last emails on September 15th  and September 22nd , each sample for blue green algae has two tests; the first test to determine if it is blue green and the second to identify whether it is toxic or not.  The toxicity test for the sample taken on Sept. 6th was identified this...

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Blue Green Algae Reported on Brandy Lake

News Release from Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Please find below the release posted by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit regarding blue green algae on the lake. Blue-green algae confirmed in the west end of Brandy Lake, Township of Muskoka Lakes Sep 12, 2019 Township of Muskoka Lakes — The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) has been advised by the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) that laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom in the west end of Brandy Lake, Township of Muskoka Lakes. Township of Muskoka Lakes —...

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Watch Your Wake

Lakes and rivers in Muskoka are fragile environments. Fish, wildlife habitat, shorelines and shoreline structures are vulnerable to damage from boat wakes. Wake generated from some boating practices can also be dangerous to others using the waterways for recreational activities.

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Muskoka Flood and Brandy Lake Freshet

It is that time of year again, where the snow pack melts and at the same time the spring rains are coming in; the annual freshet is almost behind us! We had our share of snow this year, with very little melting in between.  Freezing rain events during February and March hardened the snow pack, so the snow cover in Muskoka was deep and melted slowly. Temperatures during the early spring stayed low, especially overnight. The Algonquin snow pack was estimated to have been 50% higher this year, but the moisture content was 300% higher than last year. This all changed April 17, with a...

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Three options to pay your 2020 BLA membership

  1. Two-year membership with a signed limited edition watercolour print of Brandy Lake ($35 + $35 + $40) – SOLD OUT 
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