Kawartha Conservation sent us comparative spring satellite images of interest, confirming the kind of winter we had in the Kawartha Lakes/Quinte region 2014 compared to years past!
“Council received a presentation and accepted a request to support the concept of a new waterway park for Nogie’s Creek and Pigeon Lake at the Trent Lakes meeting on Tuesday, January 20.
Rob Messervey, Chief Administrative Officer at Kawartha Conservation presented to council a very thorough conceptual plan and most council members supported the idea.
Messervey was seeking to gain establishment of a working group to develop and support a conceptual plan, including municipal participation…”
Trent Lakes council in a 4/5 vote supported the KRCA concept of the Nogies Creek Waterway Park! Those of us in attendance from CFRAD were very very excited. This brings together everything that was being said at Dewdney Mountain OMB about the unique nature of the region. The council also supported the Pigeon Lake Management Plan and the extension of the Blue Canoe Program into north Pigeon, Little Bald and Big Bald. Yeah!
- Concept – Nogies Creek Waterway Park: Nogies Creek / North Pigeon Lake / Boyd (Big) Island region including Fleming College property next to Dewdney property, right to Bass Lake – area involved. In this area… Canoe routes, fish sanctuary and research, scientific study, self guided nature trails, interpretive profiling of unique watershed geology, physiology (land between), fishery, natural features, forestry, wildlife and cultural heritage.
- Establish a working group of stakeholders including municipalities
- Use Tullys and Kens Road allowances for pedestrian trail for access to Fleming College property for students / faculty / community.
Download Nogies Creek Waterway Park Concept presentation by Rob Messervey.
At the recent council meeting this past Tuesday Jan 6th there was a lot of good information of which all can be accessed on the Trent Lakes web site but of particular interest was the information put forward on the expansion of the CDR Young quarry on Bass Lane Rd. on Crown Land. As expressed at the council meeting apparently, our Municipality does not have a lot of control over this proposed quarry expansion as it is on Crown Land.
It is located about 15 km North of Bobcaygeon on County Rd. 49.
CDR Young’s Aggregate has an application pending at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry for an amendment to extract aggregate from below the water table, increase days and hours of operations, and increase max. annual tonnage from 300,000 to 850,000 tonnes.
Our municipality has until January 30th, 2015 to comment on the matter!!
Please find attached is a report from this proposed expansion from Trent Lakes and also a presentation of this expansion to the City of Kawartha Lakes.
There is an open house to be hosted by the MNR on:
Friday January 16, 2015. 6pm to 8 pm
Site Plan Amendment/ Public Info Meeting
CDR Young Aggregate, Bass Lane
Bobcaygeon Legion, Branch 239, King Street (corner of King and East St (36 road))
If you are in opposition and wish to object, write an OBJECTION and send it to Paul Cutmore,
MNR Peterborough District Area Office
300 Water St
PO Box 7000
Our council can also be contacted through the Trent Lakes Web site.