Page 1
Page 2
Page 3
Page 4
Page 5
Page 6
Page 7
Page 8
Page 9
Page 10
Page 11
Page 12
Page 13
Page 14
Page 15
Page 16
Page 17
Page 18
Page 19
Page 20
Page 21
Page 22
Page 23
Page 24
Page 25
Page 26
Page 27
Page 28
22 Take the Plunge Are you keen for more information about how you can contribute to the health of Ontarios waterfront Its time to take the plunge into lake stewardship FOCAs original Lake Stewardship manual was updated in the late 1990s and again in 2009 to become Take the Plunge.This 136-page guide is an excellent resource for you as an individual waterfront property owner. It is also a good source for lake associations looking for articles to reproduce or for ideas to put into practice and to share at the lake. Take the Plunge will help you find out more about 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. It makes a great addition to a lake Welcome package for new property owners For lake associations the publication also includes tips on finding and keeping volunteers developing your communications and other elements for success. Contact the FOCA office to order a copy of Take the Plunge 705-749-3622