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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, 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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Two options to pay your 2021 BLA membership

 

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

2. One-year membership ($35)

 

2 weeks ago

We’re heading up tomorrow but I can’t seem to find any ski trail conditions. Is there snow yet? Is it worth bringing them up? Thanks so much! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Brackenrig Road....Bald Eagle ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Hi everyone! Haven’t been up in a little while but heading up tomorrow. Is there a lot of snow? And is the lake frozen enough for skating or winter fun? ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

This is what happens when you leave old docks on the shoreline unsecured. As a result this dock is now in the middle of the West Bay and will be a hazard on the lake this winter. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

We have had multiple posts from scammers selling t-shirts and continuously spamming our our Facebook page. We continue delete the posts and report them. In turn they repost under another fake account / persona. DO NOT buy this merchandise! It is not legitimate Brandy Lake, as you can see by the logo. They are almost certainly scammers. You will pay and never see your goods! On Scam Detector the associated website 99topstore.com is rated 14.9 out of 100. "Highly suspicious". ... See MoreSee Less
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