Bob Lake Association

Category: News


BLA Town Hall Wraps!

Many thanks to everyone that joined us for our first virtual town hall on February 20th. We had 55 on the Zoom call plus another 25 watching on YouTube! For those who couldn’t join, you can watch the recording on…

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Bob Lake Association Town Hall

The BLA would like to welcome all Bob Lake property owners to join our one-hour virtual “town hall” meeting on February 20th at 10AM. We’ll cover a number of important topics, including the boat launch, Shoreline Preservation Bylaw, blue-green algae,…

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EH! EnviroCafé on Blue Green Algae

Environment Haliburton is hosting a virtual EnviroCafé on February 9th at 7:30pm that will feature Dr Elizabeth Favot, Assistant Lake Steward Coordinator for FOCA, speaking about blue-green algae blooms. Dr Norman Yan and Fleming College’s Barb Elliot will also be there…

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Shoreline Preservation Bylaw

The County of Haliburton has been working on a new Shoreline Preservation Bylaw since 2017 to replace the existing Shoreline Tree Preservation Bylaw (enacted in 2012). The new bylaw expands measures to better protect the health of Haliburton lakes by…

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Hazard Markers Removed

Our hazard marker buoys were removed from the lake today and replaced with the winter markers. Just one casualty – we lost our H6 buoy! It appears the rope loop got caught between some sharp rocks and worn through from…

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Haliburton County Internet Broadband Study

CHA is urgently asking all members to read this message from the County of Haliburton and to take action that will help support improvement to our Internet connectivity services! Message from the County of Haliburton Over the past months, the…

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The Natural Edge

Are you a landowner concerned about the state of your shoreline’s health? For a limited time, and thanks to partners at Watersheds Canada, The Land Between organization can offer free or reduced site visits and starter kits of native plants…

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Safe Boating Labour Day Weekend Update

Check out our Safe Boating Labour Day Weekend Update, which includes details on: The status of our speed signs posted at both ends of the first narrows A new Safe Boating Resources web page A reminder of why safe boating…

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Be Bear Wise

As the summer season in bear country continues, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry have been working hard to provide outreach, awareness and education to short-term and long-residents within our district, in regards to human-wildlife conflict prevention. The MNRF’s…

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Hazard Buoys Deployed

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions we were able put all eight hazard buoys out on the lake earlier today – just one week later than our ideal schedule. Refer to our Hazard Marking web page for more details and…

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Septic Tips

No doubt that COVID-19 has kept many of us away from the cottage. Despite that, here is a good reminder about your septic system from CHA for when restrictions ease and we find ourselves reunited with the lake again!!

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BLAst – April 2020

Check out our April 2020 BLAst newsletter – AGM postponed, Safe Boating Action Plan update, boat launch update, and more!!

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Important Safe Boating Update

The BLA’s Safe Boating Committee has been busy since last year’s AGM when our Safe Boating Action Plan was approved. This Action Plan included the installation of eight hazard markers and two speed signs at the north & south ends…

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Sheltering-in-Place at the Cottage?

Please read the following letters recently sent out to all Bob Lakers. These contain important information for those considering an early run to the cottage as part of their COVID-19 strategy: March 28 – containing several good cottage country COVID-19…

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FOCA Membership

FOCA membership is now available to BLA members not already with FOCA through their road association. For a small annual fee of $4 (increased in March 2020 from $3.50) added to your normal BLA membership dues you can join FOCA…

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New Logo!

Welcome to our new logo!! A huge thanks to Gerald Flach who has contributed many hours of his graphic design skills to create a series of new BLA logo formats. Watch for additional versions in the future designed specifically for…

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