Take the Plunge – A guide to Stewardship of Ontario’s Waters

The original (1998) Take the Plunge resource book has been updated, and now includes new topics such as green cottage design, air, light and noise pollution, and new information about today’s waterfront issues and solutions. A must-have for the interested waterfront property owner or lake steward.

Contact the office to purchase a copy of this useful guide for $20; it makes a great addition to your Association “welcome” package for new members!
(Ask about a volume discount for FOCA members.)

Take the Plunge: A Guide to Stewardship of Ontario’s Waters

Are you keen for more information about how you can contribute to the health of Ontario’s waterfront? It’s time to “take the plunge” into lake stewardship!

Take the Plunge is a 136-page guide for waterfront property owners. Topics include:

  • the geology of cottage-country lakes
  • water quality issues
  • the significance of wetlands
  • the importance of tree maintenance on your property and planting native vegetation
  • light and air pollution issues
  • how to design a sustainable waterfront property

and much, much more.

Lake Associations: use these articles in your own newsletters! There is also a section for you with tips for finding and keeping volunteers, developing your communications, and other elements of success.

Order your copy (or copies!) today.

Michelle LewinTake the Plunge – A guide to Stewardship of Ontario’s Waters