Tuesday December 10, 2019

Note date change – Abandoned Docks Cleanup

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. […]

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 […]

New for 2019 – “Swap on the Dock” lake wide yard sale

Time to clear out that storage shed, empty your shelf of old jigsaw puzzles and books and make some room in the dish cupboard – we’ve got the first ever “Swap on the Dock” event on each of Halls Lake, Big Hawk Lake & Little Hawk Lake. No need to register in advance – just […]

Notice: Public Dock Winterization Schedule for 2018

We received an email from the Township of Algonquin Highlands about the timing for dock winterization at public landings throughout the Township of Algonquin Highlands. After the Thanksgiving long weekend, they will begin systematically winterizing the public access docks. They have noted that they will get to each dock location as schedule dictates so cannot give […]

Abandoned Dock Program

Over the years it seems that there are more and more docks pulled up on MNR Big Hawk Lake and Little Hawk Lake shorelines that appeared to be abandoned. After 70+ years of seasonal property ownership and enjoyment of our lakes, it makes sense that owners have had to replace docks; things just deteriorate. Most […]

A Cottager’s Guide to Waterfront Friendly Docks

It is part of the waterfront experience…sitting on your dock watching the sun set and having a place to tie up your canoe or motor boat. Perhaps your shoreline already has a dock but it is badly in need of repair, or perhaps you do not have a dock and would like to add one […]