Representing The Brandy Lake Association

Brandy Lake Muskoka

Boating and Boat Launches in Muskoka

Since there is a lot of misinformation circulating about the boat launches in Muskoka, the BLA Exec reached out to the Township of Muskoka Lakes and have learned that at this time there are no boating restrictions or public boat ramp closures in place within the Township of Muskoka Lakes.  Users of any public facilities are reminded to practice physical distancing. The provincial announcement of April 3, 2020, which further restricted the definition of essential businesses, includes limits on the operation of marinas such that services can only be provided to enable individuals to...

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Township of Muskoka Lakes Covid-19 Update

Hello I pray that you, your family and friends remain healthy and continue adherence to the Federal, Provincial and Ontario Ministry of Health Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidelines and recommendations. Late this afternoon, Mayor Phil Harding released an excellent Covid-19 Muskoka update.  For your convenience, I have provided a link to this update, https://www.muskokalakes.ca/en/residents/covid-19-novel-coronavirus.aspx#Mayors-Updates If you have not done so already, I encourage you to look at the Township of Muskoka Lakes web site that contains information on the Covid-19 virus...

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Brandy Lake Association Letter to the Muskoka Watershed Advisory Group

Muskoka Watershed Advisory Group On behalf of the Brandy Lake Association, we would like to thank you for the listening session you hosted January 23 in Port Carling. Three members of our executive attended the session with other residents also present. Your mandate is daunting as the issues facing us in our efforts to protect, preserve and manage our extensive watershed are multifaceted and cross many jurisdictions. We submit the following remarks to achieve positive outcomes for our watershed and, of course, for Brandy Lake. Our recommendations are bolded in the text of the document. We...

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UPDATE: Recent blue green algae tests confirmed as non-toxic

We have been advised by representatives at the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) that the toxicity testing on the water sample taken from Brandy Lake on September 24th has been completed.  As we communicated in our emails on September 15th, September 22nd   and September 30th, 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 September 24th sample contained one specie of blue green algae;  Aphanizomenon flos...

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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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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 
  2. Two-year membership ($35 + $35)
  3. One-year membership ($35)

1 day ago

Hi lovely neighbors - does anyone have a gardening/landscape company to recommend (someone you have used previously)? The previous owners planted a huge, multi-tiered garden that has proven impossible to keep up with. We are looking for a crew to simplify and help us keep it under control. Thanks! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Well we walked to the corner of Falkenburg and Brackenrig and I had the genius idea to walk home across the lake... not a good idea due to the very thick snow covering the very slushy layer below... hard slog home but we met some nice folks along the way. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

This is actually open water in the middle of sunset bay. Not safe. Could be from heavy snow? ... See MoreSee Less

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3 months ago

Good day! I have a client looking for a cottage rental for the month of July. Lovely family, 2 small kids and a nanny that keeps things spotless. If you’ve ever thought about renting your cottage please reach out and you could at least have a conversation with them about it. Thx! ... See MoreSee Less

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