Welcome To The Baptiste Lake Association Website
Monday, August 22, 2016 8:43 AM
CORN AND HOT DOG ROASTSeptember 4, 2016 5 - 7 pm at Camp Ponacka
Corn on the cob, Hot Dogs snacks and refreshments. Beer and Wine will be served. Come join us!
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:32 AM
FIRE BAN LIFTEDThe Fire Ban for all of North Hastings will be lifted as of August 17, 2016 starting at 6:00pm which includes the following Municipalities:
- Town of Bancroft
- Municipality of Hastings Highlands
- Faraday Township
- Wollaston Township
- Tudor/Cashel Township
- Carlow/Mayo Township
- Limerick Township
NO DAYTIME BURNING will resume from the hours of 7:00am to 7:00pm for all municipalities listed.
Use of Camp Fires for cooking and warmth are permitted again.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:36 PM
FOCA Elert - August 2016Please see FOCA's latest Elert here!
FOCA August Elert
Friday, August 5, 2016 5:21 AM
TOTAL FIRE BANA Total Fire Ban is in effect as of August 5, 2016 starting at 7:00am for all of North Hastings area, which includes the following Municipalities;
Town of Bancroft
Municipality of Hastings Highlands
This Fire Ban includes any open air burning including campfires used for cooking and warmth, the use of fireworks and flying lanterns
Any persons found violating this ban could face applicable fines and/or charges. Anyone deemed liable for a fire incident during this ban will face any and all costs incurred as a result of the fire departments response and actions taken to extinguish said fire.
Please monitor local media and municipal websites for any additional changes to the Fire Ban.
The Fire Ban will remain in effect until significant rainfall is received and reviewed by Fire Services to lift the Ban.
If you encounter someone who won’t extinguish a fire please call 911 and ask for Fire Dept. Please advise the dispatcher that you have burn complaint about a fire during the Fire Ban. Supply the 911# where the fire is and name of the person if possible who is burning. The dispatcher may ask further questions around this issue for additional information. Dispatch will look after the rest from there.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:15 PM
2016 AGM - AgendaHi Folks - ok I know you've been waiting for this so here it is! The Agenda for our 2016 AGM on August 6th, 10-12 am at Birch Cliff Lodge! Please join us!
Agenda for AGM August 6, 2016.pdf
Friday, July 8, 2016 9:15 AM
2016 Annual General MeetingOur AGM will be held on August 6th, 2016 at Birch Cliff Lodge from 10-12 am. Agenda will follow.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7:16 PM
FOCA Elert - July Long Weekend 2016See this important long weekend update from FOCA
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7:12 PM
Stewardship Day 2016Please see the attached information on the upcoming Stewardship Day--fun for all ages with great information available and activities for the kids.
Stewardship Day Poster 2016.pdf
Monday, June 27, 2016 5:49 PM
Youth Fishing DerbyAnnual Youth Fishing Derby
July 2 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Held at Baptiste Lake Marina. Mark your Calendars for Saturday July 2nd!
Fishing on the lake followed by a free lunch and awards ceremony.
For more information contact organizer Paul Goggan @ email@example.com
Monday, June 27, 2016 5:09 PM
Dock removal & repair - Baptiste VillageThe dock in Baptiste Village off Dock St. is scheduled for removal, June 27th, to have repairs completed. The dock is expected to be reinstalled before July 1st, 2016
Saturday, May 28, 2016 5:19 AM
Attn: Eastern Ontario Lake AssociationsSee this important update.
Important update from FOCA
Thursday, May 26, 2016 8:07 AM
FISHERIES MONITORING ON BAPTISTE LAKEThe Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will be conducting the Broadscale Monitoring Program (BsM) on Baptiste Lake this summer.
Here are three reference documents for your interest and review.
1. BsM Informational Poster
2. Notice to Lake Residents and Visitors
3. Letter to Baptiste Lake Stakeholders
If you have any questions, please contact:
Aquatic Science Operations Specialist
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Provincial Service Division, Biodiversity and Monitoring Section
322 Kent Street West, Lindsay ON, K9V 4T7
2016 BsM Informational Poster.pdf
2016 Notice to Lake Residents and Visitors.pdf
Letter to Baptiste Lake Stakeholders.pdf
Friday, May 20, 2016 7:07 AM
May FOCA ElertWelcome to the long weekend from FOCA!
May FOCA Elert
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 5:40 PM
Special Regional Update from FOCASee the following special regional updates for Haliburton-area member Associations from FOCA.
Special FOCA Update
Sunday, May 15, 2016 10:40 AM
Blackfly Season has arrivedHere is everything you didn't want to know about those pesky little buggers...
Everything you didn't want to know about black flies
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 8:22 AM
REMINDER - Septic Pump Out 2016A septic pump out is being organized for water access cottagers for late June or early July 2016. Please contact Pauline Hawkes at 613-332-4736 (cottage), 613-216-2182 (home), or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The following information is required.
-Phone number at home, lake and cell
-Your 911 Lake address
-A description of where your cottage is from the water view
At least 10 cottagers are required to make this cost efficient. Please contact Pauline prior to May 15, 2016 at which time she will be able to provide you with more information about what is needed to be done to prepare and provide the location of the septic tanks.
Monday, May 9, 2016 10:45 AM
SPRING WELCOME EVENTPlease join us at Birch Cliff Lodge on May 22nd from 5-7 pm. Beer, Wine, light snacks and refreshments will be served. Welcome the new season with friends, family and neighbours! Hope to see you there!
Sunday, May 1, 2016 7:58 AM
April Cottage Country Updates from FOCAHere is the latest from FOCA...
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