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Protecting Your Lake

Bitter, Burdock, Little Redstone, Pelaw & Redstone



Protecting Your Lake

Bitter, Burdock, Little Redstone, Pelaw & Redstone

2017 AGM Presentation

2017 AGM Presentaion

Practical Lake Protector Tips

We all care about the health of our lakes but who is looking after lake health? Governments of all stripes are cutting back on the people and programs that used to protect our lakes and give us up to date data on lake health indicators. Lake associations can help fill this void but only if all of us step up individually and become Lake Protectors.

What can we do to make a difference? The Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners' Associations (CHA) has some of the most knowledgeable lake health scientists in Canada as scientific advisors and we asked them that the question.

Based on their advice here are the most powerful steps you can take to protect your lake:

  1. Keep your septic system healthy; septics are the # 1 contributor of phosphorous to our lakes in Haliburton County. The more phosphorous the greater the chance of an algae blooms.
    • take 20 minutes and watch “Poop Talk“  and then take action by:
    • Keeping anything that can kill bacteria out of your septic system
    • Minimize and spread out the use of water
    • Have your system inspected by an inspector who will take the lid off and do a proper physical inspection
    • Have your tank pumped every 3-5 years
  2. Renaturalize your shoreline – natural shorelines deliver incredible benefits
    • Filtering out pollutants such as phosphorous before it gets into the lake
    • Providing habitat for all sorts of life that supports healthy loons, frogs, fish etc. Remember 80-90% of all life in your lake depends on natural shorelines
    • Learn about the importance of Natural Shorelines by watching the Ribbon of Life video

    Keep in mind even a small area with native plants will help. If you have grass to the lake – simply stop cutting all or part of it and nature will re naturalize the area over time.



What's New

Membership Update - August 2017

Membership Update - August 2017

6 August 2017

Found: 1 Kayak


We have found a Kayak on the corner of little Redstone lake picture attached.

22 July 2017

2017 AGM Presentation - Kevin Kerkhof


2017 AGM Presentation - Kevin Kerkhof

10 July 2017


Saturday Aug 12, 2017
image Haliburton Highland Outdoor Association - BBQ

It's BBQ time
Help keep fishing alive in the County.
Join us for our annual conservation dinner at the Haliburton Curling Club
Saturday, August 12, 2017
View Unique Auction Items from 4 pm
Auction Begins at 5:30 – Dinner 6:00 pm
Tickets: $35/person
$85 per family with children under 18

Tickets: Contact Dee and reserve a table 705-457-9664

14 July 2017

Thursday Jul 13, 2017
image Beaver Tails @ Cottage Country Log Cabin

Beaver Tails @ Cottage Country Log Cabin

July 13-16

July 20-23

13 July 2017

Saturday Jul 8, 2017
image 2017 Annual General Meeting

Save the Date July 8, 2017 for the 2017 AGM.  Will be held at the Haliburton Forest.

17 November 2016

Current weather in Haliburton

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Redstone Lake Water Level

Lake Levels

Lake levels are fluctuating. On occasion you may find floating hazards, logs etc. Additionally as the lake level lowers, rock hazards may or may not be entirely visible. As always caution is advised.

RLCA strives to make this information helpful and accurate. No representation or warranty of any kind is made regarding the information provided. As such we disclaim all liability of any kind whatsoever arising out of your use of, or inability to use, this information. Source: Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site


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