Updated August 2021: Bancroft Minden Forest Company (BMFC), has initiated operational road clearing and harvesting effective Mon Aug 16th north and west of River Road. 3 logging roads will be opened up from River Road, and 6 landing areas will be established as shown on the map. Information also on the 10 year plan and Thomas P Murray and Gun Lake planned operations.
The 2021st edition of the ninth Annual Poker Run starts here and now. Virtual again this year so no boats nor hamburgers. As before, cards will be drawn for each $200 donation and winning hands will be determined on the afternoon of Saturday July 24. Winners will be announced shortly thereafter.
Implementing the Ontario Energy Board’s Decision to Eliminate the Hydro One Networks Inc. Distribution Seasonal Rate Class
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) determined that Hydro One’s seasonal rates class should be eliminated and existing seasonal class customers should be moved to one of three Hydro One residential rate classes according to their density.
The removal of trees on crown land without MNRf approval is prohibited. KAPOA has been notified in March 2021 that a large number of trees have been marked with an “X” in orange paint at Tom’s Lookout in the Thomas P. Murray trail system.
The proposed Shoreline and tree preservation bylaw has been soundly defeated for the second time in five years! Thank you to all the members that took the time to voice their concerns to council regarding this aggressive bylaw.
Ontario’s earlier consultations and ongoing negotiations with the AOO have resulted in some changes to the package of Crown lands proposed for future transfer to the AOO.
Forestry around the lake as of 2020
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Madawaska Valley passed By-Law Number 2020-68 on the 7th day of July, 2020, under Section 34 of the Planning Act.
COVID 19 has changed our lives and as a result the 2020 Annual Poker Run will be held on Saturday July 25, but with some major changes.
Due to government restrictions in place,KAPOA’s Annual General Meeting is cancelled. The annual Regatta scheduled for August 1st is also cancelled.