DISTRICT OF LAKELAND NO. 521Serving Emma, Christopher, Anglin & McPhee Lakes, and a portion of the Boreal Forest Region.
Environmental Bylaws and Environmental Plan
- Lakeshore Erosion
- Love Your Lake: Natural Edge Program
- Vacationland News: Shoring up our Shorelines
- Boat Wakes
- Video (NSRBC)
- ATV’s Illegal In Lake Water
- Water Quality Overview
- Yearly Water Quality Summaries
- You and Lake Water Quality
- Tips for Healthy Lakes and Recreation
Fires in Lakeland
General Information & Resources
About the Committee/Contact Us
Frequently Asked Questions
This post kept up for record-keeping. It has been noted by GBHPP that the blue-green algae has dissipated, so Public Health has advised that that any Advisory notices can be removed.
There’s something about the shorelines of lakes that draws us, inspires us, and fascinates us. We all love to recreate, reconnect with nature, and spend time with our family and friends around water. We use our lakes for source water, weekend getaways, and certainly recreation. From hiking, and wildlife viewing to boating and fishing. We need to remember that what we do at the lake can impact lake water quality, shorelines, and wildlife. Let’s work together to keep our lakes healthy!
Erosion along shorelines can be caused by natural events (wind, water, and ice) or human activities. Although, human disturbances cause more rapid and far worse impacts to shorelines than natural events. According to a University of Michigan study, we cause 10 times...
To participate in this program, landowners are required to contribute 25% of the total project costs. The cost for each project varies depending on the size of the shoreline and the number of plants and materials used.
Does tea-coloured water in a lake mean it is polluted?
What is swimmer’s itch? What are the symptoms of swimmer’s itch? If swimmer’s itch occurs on a lake, does that mean that the lake is polluted?
Dealing with leeches. Can you get rid of leeches in your swimming area?
Where Do Sediments Come From? Why Is Sedimentation A Problem? How can I Reduce Sedimentation?
What causes the foaming of surface waters on lakes? Where is lake foam found and what it’s like?