MV is not immune to microplastics

As a follow-up to an article, Researchers Shocked by Microplastics in the Madawaska Watershed, published by The Current last November 2019, I was intrigued to investigate further if microplastics existed in our four lakes situated just west of Barry’s Bay. Microplastics are fragments of plastic that can come in the …

Lake Etiquette

OPINION As the last long weekend of the summer approaches, many of us will flock to a lakeside retreat to embrace the best of what the remaining days of summer offers. COVID-19 has created an especially difficult and challenging year for us all to find enjoyment within the restrictions of …

Adopt-A-Road fall clean-up

Photo: Wendy Wolak Once Thanksgiving weekend is over, the fall tidying gets into full swing for cottagers and year-round residents alike. This month members of Carson Trout Lepine & Greenan Lakes Association (CTLG) participated in an autumn clean-up in the Valley. Shown above from left: Al Best, Danielle Paul, Roger Paul, Doug …

Lake Associations

Carson Lake  Photo: Harrison Haines   Growing up, I was very fortunate to have spent summers at my parent’s cottage on Lake Simcoe. So my love for cottaging, swimming and being near water has been ingrained into my well being throughout my life. But back then, we took the lake …