Friday August 23, 2019

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 […]

Reminder: volunteers needed for our “Green Up Day” on Aug. 24th

With a goal of cleaning up the Kennisis River and road, we need to gather cottagers & residents both by foot and on water for this inaugural event.  Help us make this a success by “greening up” our environment. Start the day at 10am at Elvin Johnson Park on Halls lake for registration, trash collection […]

Do you have an opinion on the closure of the Hawk Lake dump? We know you do and we want to hear it! Take this survey to give us your feedback.

Were you aware that Algonquin Highlands town council voted to permanently close the Hawk Lake dump in the middle of July?  The closure won’t be in effect for at least 2 more years, however we’ve already heard from lots of HHLPOA members about this issue.  We want to know more so we can determine the […]

Volunteers needed for the “Abandoned Docks” removal on Little Hawk Lake Aug. 17th

This event will be the second step in removing trash in the form of abandoned docks from the shores of Big & Little Hawk Lakes.  Docks targeted for removal have already been tagged by our volunteers and we will be focused on Little Hawk Lake this year. We will start at 9:00am rain or shine. […]

Did you miss the AGM?

If you did, don’t worry.  First, make sure you take care of paying your dues for this year (you can use the nifty Membership feature on this website).  Next, check out the draft minutes of the meeting as well as all of the presentations from our knowledgeable and passionate speakers (below). Thanks to all for […]

Driftwood: More than a piece of our past

Some Little Hawk Lakers may be old enough to remember the creatures that were fashioned out of driftwood that used to stand in front of Warren Pinch’s “Fisherman’s Paradise” on Little Hawk Lake, at the end of the road and opposite what is now Oakview Lodge.  My own fascination with driftwood comes from my years […]

Attention water access cottagers on Big and Little Hawk Lakes – take advantage of reduced prices for septic pump outs for a limited time

Lynne Carrotte on Little Hawk has contacted Thomas’ Contracting to negotiate reduced pricing for coordinated scheduling of water access septic pump outs.  The cost savings are significant when we do a “bulk” purchase like this – see pricing in the attached file  If you’re interested, contact Lynne at lcarrotte@gmail.com by Friday, July 26 to reserve […]

Meet our mayor at the 2019 AGM

One of the important agenda items on the Halls Hawk Lakes Property Owners Association Annual General Meeting at Camp Kawabi is a chance to hear from our mayor, Carol Moffatt and to ask her questions.  This year she has agreed to having us collect the questions in advance.  We will collate those concerns and forward […]