Tuesday October 15, 2019

What would it be like to be one of the first women who lived and loved in the Algonquin Highlands?

First of all imagine that your parents have come from Wales and settled on what had ‘perhaps the best agricultural potential’ in the area.   In fact you were a three week old baby when you came to Canada and Stanhope Township is the only land you know.  To be specific this land was on the […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Best wishes for a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend, whether it is up at the cottage or elsewhere, from the board of the HHLPOA.  Thank you to our event volunteers and participants who made 2019 a summer of great fun and learning, with our outstanding lake community spirit and commitment to a positive impact on our lake […]

HHLPOA advocacy in action – Join us Thursday, Oct. 17 as we present to council about the Hawk Lake Waste Disposal Site

Are you concerned about the Hawk Lake dump closing and NOT being made into a Transfer Station?  You had your say in our survey – and you had lots of comments!  Now it’s time to come out and show support for our HHLPOA President Peter Dadzis and Vice President Mo Jansons, who will be making […]

Kids Scavenger Hunt 2019 – the results are in!

Congratulations to Jackson, Adaya, Cameron, Rachel & Jacob for their winning entries in our 2019 Kids Scavenger Hunt!  We had some truly wonderful entries this year and look forward to what you are going to find next year for our scavenger hunt challenge.   Many thanks to Kawartha Dairy, our prize sponsor for 2019.  Each […]

Birds & Birding in the North Country

Join your HHLPOA members and neighbours to learn more about the amazing birds inhabiting the Algonquin Highlands.  Curt Alpeter of Little Hawk Lake will talk about what birds you could see around our lakes, how best to see them, the best times of year for birding as well as ways to help protect them & […]

Thank you to our “Green Up/Clean Up” volunteers!

We had our first “Green Up/Clean Up” day on Saturday, August 24th, collecting road side & river trash along the Kennisis River, Big Hawk Lake Road, Little Hawk Lake Road & in EJ Park.  Our 20 volunteers worked for about 2 hours and collected 12 large bags of trash.  Well done clean up team! Many […]

Hawk Lake Dump survey – some initial data

Thank you to everyone who took the time to respond to our survey about the planned closure of the Hawk Lake waste disposal site. And there were a lot of you – 210 in total, to be exact.Your feedback & responses have given the HHLPOA board a lot to consider as well as some good […]

Lake level alert!

Water level Forcast for August 21st to September 2nd:     Hawk Lake is expected to drop 0.5m (1’7″)     Halls is expected to drop 0.2m (0’8″)   More information at:   Hawk Lakes: https://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/waterlevels/donnees-data?Id=7&lang=en&siteId=100419   Halls Lake:  https://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/waterlevels/donnees-data?Id=12&lang=en&siteId=100419  

It’s been such a busy August! Decorated docks, abandoned docks, golf … great fun, great community spirit and a positive impact on our lake environment

Isn’t that a big part of our lake association’s mandate?  You bet it is! Many thanks to our organizers, volunteers and participants in the Parade of Lights on Big Hawk Lake, the abandoned docks clean up on Little Hawk Lake and the outstanding golf tournament at Blairhampton.    Key organizers for these events were Carol […]

Our August 24th “Green Up/Clean Up” of the Kennisis River & road is almost here – and we still need volunteers

Please register in advance by emailing Curt Alpeter at curt.alpeter@gmail.com if you will be volunteering on Saturday.  Remember – volunteers not only get some exercise, clean up our lake environment and get to know some lake neighbours – there’s also a free BBQ to follow for all Clean Up volunteers! The day starts at 10am at […]