Monday January 27, 2020

Welcome to our Historical Archives. Here is where you can search for old feature post and articles that you may have missed.

Historical Archives

Welcome to our Historical Archives. Here is where you can search for old feature post and articles that you may have missed.

Wanted: YOUR cottage story!

Does your cottage have a story? Of course it does!  We all relate the past to friends and family who visit our cottages. How did you come to own your cottage? How long has it been in your family? What are the changes that have happened over the years? What are the stories that you […]

Recap of our 2010 Shoreline Advisor Program

Our first year of promoting and arranging for shoreline advisors to visit Halls and Hawk Lake properties was most successful. The visits were held on the somewhat rainy weekend of August 21 and 22. In order to handle the requests we received from members Lakeland Alliance, who runs the program, assigned two advisors to our […]

Lake Trout Fishing Season

The Lake Trout fishing season has ended as of Sept 30th. One can begin fishing for Lake Trout on the first day of the new year on January 1 when the season opens. There are special regulations for Halls lake when ice fishing after Jan. 1;  only 1 line is to be used and one […]

CEWF discusses the complexities of the Trent-Severn Waterway

From the Haliburton County Voice – September 30, 2010 By Liz Danielsen When it came to water levels, this spring and summer was an extremely interesting experience for everyone along the Trent-Severn Waterway, but especially for the people trying to manage a very complex system and for those on reservoir and flow through lakes throughout […]

Fall 2010 Update from Coalition for Equitable Waterflow

CEWF has provided us with a great update on all of the things they have been working on.  Take a couple of minutes to read their report – amongst other interesting points, it has a good section on the surprising water fluctuations we have seen this past summer.  Click here to read on…

In Memory of Joan Chisholm

On June 8th 2010 Joan Chisholm a long time Director of the Association passed away. Joan and her husband John purchased land on Big Hawk Lake in 1957 and shortly after built a cottage which is now in the hands of their son Chris. Not long after arriving on Big Hawk Joan became a Director […]

Calling all bird and outdoor enthusiasts!

The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust is pleased to announce our grant application to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Species at Risk Stewardship Fund has been approved. Six birds – new species at risk (SAR) have been added and indentified in Haliburton County: the Whip-poor-will, Chimney Swift, Canada Warbler, Common Nighthawk, Olive-sided Flycatcher, and Bald […]

Kennisis River algae not dangerous: MOE

There is no need to worry about algae that, until last week, had been covering part of the Kennisis River between Big Hawk and Halls lakes. That is the message from Michael Longpre, senior environmental officer with the Peterborough Environment Ministry, who visited the river last week. By the time of Longpre’s visit, the algae […]

Water Levels – Response from Parks Canada

The attached letter is the response we received from Dawn Bronson, the Field Superintendent for Park Canada. Although I don’t expect any significant change in either Parks Canada’s water management policies, they have at least taken some steps to fill the lakes to a better level, albeit mostly with the assistance of all the rain […]

This is what low water levels look like on Maple Lake

Take a look at this feature post to gather a sense of the impact of this years near record low water levels.