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2016 OLRA Survey update
Date Posted: August 8, 2016

Thank you to everyone who answered our survey in June and July! The feedback we received in the 79 responses will help direction us in the future. Thanks too to those who expressed interest in volunteering to help! We will be reaching out to get you involved.

 
 
2016 OLRA BBQ coming up on Aug 13th
Date Posted: August 4, 2016

We will again be celebrating summer together with our annual OLRA Rib-fest BBQ at the Grand Tappattoo Resort on Sat. Aug. 13th. 5-8 pm. The band Midnight Special will be playing. Tickets can be purchased from Art Coles for $15 (705-378-0434 or drop by 12 Black Bear Path). See you there to toast another summer on beautiful Otter Lake!

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OMB hearing - Johnson vs Seguin - rescheduled
Date Posted: August 2, 2016

The OMB hearing for Johnson vs Seguin has been rescheduled to Oct. 5th-7th, 2016. Mr. Johnson has requested the OMB allow a property severance on Oastler Lake which is already well over capacity according to the Seguin Official Plan. Six lake associations, including OLRA, have declared their opposition to the property severance. Please attend the hearing if you can to show support.

 
 
Fishing line and tackle can kill wildlife
Date Posted: August 2, 2016

A group in Wisconsin, called Raptor Education Group is right now trying to save a Loon with two chicks from such a death. Check out their facebook posts and photos. Please dispose of fishing line and tackle safely and clean it up if you find it. As well, fish far away from Loons as they may mistake your lure for a real fish. Thanks for all your collective efforts to preserve our wildlife!

 
 
Loon update on the two Little Otter chicks
Date Posted: August 2, 2016

The two Loon chicks on Little Otter turned 6 weeks old yesterday. They are growing fast and starting to get their adult feathers. Please watch out for them and alert others who may not know they are sharing our lake. TY! Sadly, there were no chicks hatched on Otter Lake this year making this pair even more precious. Attached photo courtesy of Marilyn Campbell.

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SQL video made in conjunction with the OPP
Date Posted: July 17, 2016

Check out this informative video from Safe Quiet Lakes (SQL) and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6N63q8KebdE

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Discounted BBQ tickets available until July 29th!
Date Posted: July 8, 2016

OLRA members, you are eligible for BBQ tickets @ just $10 each if purchased by July 29th. See the attached bulletin for full info. Looking forward to seeing you there!

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OLRA Photo Contest for 2016
Date Posted: July 8, 2016

It is time to get your best photos in for the 2016 photo contest! The deadline is July 29th. The attached bulletin has all the info. Photo submissions will be shown at the annual OLRA BBQ Sat. Aug. 13th (5-8 pm)for the voting. Best of luck photographers!

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Fire Ban due to Extreme Fire Hazard
Date Posted: June 30, 2016

No fires are allowed at all due to the Ministry of Natural Resources. See the Seguin Township website for more info and have happy and safe 149th Canada Day long weekend! http://www.seguin.ca/en/live/firerating.asp

 
 
Two Loon chicks at one week of age
Date Posted: June 28, 2016

These chicks have eluded Great Blue Herons and Snapping Turtles and are growing fast! Please keep watching out and helping them survive by boating carefully. TY!

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