DISTRICT OF LAKELAND NO. 521

Serving Emma, Christopher, Anglin & Mcphee Lakes, Elk Ridge Resort & Boreal Forest Region

Current EAC Projects

Shoring up our Shorelines – Jacquie Moore

Article originally printed in Vacationland News July 3rd 2019 Issue. As Janet and Grant Gibson locked up their McPhail Cove cabin last Fall, they knew when they next saw it, things were going to look drastically different. They had lost seven of their huge, old spruce...

Nutrient Research Program Update

Nutrient loads, as evidenced by excess plankton growth, have become increasingly evident at Emma Lake over the past several summers. Increased nutrients are tied to a variety of sources including: lawn and garden fertilizers; septic tank seepage; and increased storm...

Love Your Lake Program

During the summer of 2016, the District of Lakeland #521 and its Environmental Advisory Committee partnered with the North Saskatchewan River Basin Council (NSRBC) to deliver the Love Your Lake program on Anglin, Christopher and Emma Lakes. The Love Your Lake program...

Emma Lake Nutrient Study

A two-three-year study that began in the summer of 2018. Instructors and students from SaskPolytechnical partnered with EAC members to study overland, human contributions, and sediment factors affecting nutrient levels in Emma Lake.

District of Lakeland #521 and the Saskatchewan Adult Invasive Mussel Monitoring (AIMM) Program

Zebra and quagga mussels are a type of AIS that are threatening the livelihood of Saskatchewan waters. These mussels have been transported by freight boats and other watercraft from the ocean into freshwater. The District of Lakeland EAC takes this issue very seriously and has over the past few years partnered with the North Saskatchewan River Basin Council (NSRBC) to address this potential invasion and to promote the Clean, Drain and Dry program.