Representing The Brandy Lake Association

Brandy Lake Muskoka

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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Blue Green Algae Sampling by MECP Results Confirmed Non-Toxic

On Friday, July 24th, a visitor on the lake called the Ministry of Environment, Conservation & Parks (MECP) with concerns related to blue-green algae and the Ministry sampled the water at a location in Falkenburg Bay. The Brandy Lake Association was in contact with MECP on Monday, July 27th, and they confirmed that blue green algae was identified, and that they would contact the BLA as soon as the results were available.  They emailed the BLA on July 29th, that they had identified the blue-green algae Woronichinia.  This is a different genus than was detected in September of 2019. The...

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Spring Newsletter

President’s Message Much has changed since we sent out our Winter Newsletter; we are now truly living in challenging times.    However, your Brandy Lake Association (BLA) Exec has been busy determining how we can best move forward considering the new realities of the pandemic.  We held our first BLA Exec Meeting of the year by videoconference, a format that is undoubtedly a first for the BLA.  We look forward to the start of the traditional cottage season and know that all of you do as well.  The Mayors of Muskoka jointly wrote a letter with information of interest...

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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, 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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1 day ago

Hi everyone. I'm looking for suggestions for getting drinking water in our cottage. We are thinking of a filtration system, but I'm concerned about frequent clogging/maintenance/filter changes etc. We could dig a well but that costs a lot, or we can keep lugging water jugs around. Any input is appreciated. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

Anyone want a free bbq? Grill works well. Missing one wheel (sits well on a brick which can come with it). Just needs a good clean up 🙂Pick up only. Located on Phyllimar. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Last night's first Brandy Lights Flotilla was a hit. We had 10 boats out, plus the 3 canoes. In addition, approximately every 3rd cottage had someone or a group waving on the dock or deck, many even shared lights of their own to welcome us as the group toured the lake. Here are some photos. Please post and share your own. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Got my new t-shirt today just in time for my birthday But ! (Nobody appreciates it on my timeline so I'm hoping my level of cool will be admired here) I bought it ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Hi neighbours, we have a tenant in our waterfront 😂. How can we get these water snakes out. Have you dealt with them before? I have read they’re not poisonous but I have customers scared of them. ... See MoreSee Less
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