Bob Lake Association

Category: News


Hazard Buoys Deployed

Let the Bob Lake Safe Boating season begin with today’s launch of our hazard buoys! Refer to our Hazard Marking web page for more details and our Maps web page for exact locations. You can contact us using the form…

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TLB Needs Volunteers

The Land Between (TLB) is a Haliburton based charity organization that is dedicated to research and conservation across our treasured region. Mel Abberger, a volunteer and education coordinator with TLB (and “Turtle Technician”), reached out to the BLA asking if…

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Healthcare Professions Wanted

A message from Haliburton County… Haliburton County: take daily for a better life There’s no better prescription right now than a permanent dose of Haliburton County. A life in our rural Highlands is a healthy, fulfilling antidote to the frustrations…

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Hazard Markers Removed

Our hazard marker buoys were removed from the lake today and replaced with the winter markers. We added extra floatation this year – mostly empty RV anti-freeze jugs that I had hanging around. Thankfully we didn’t lose any this year…

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2021 Lake Stewards Newsletter

FOCA has just released its 2021 Lake Stewards Newsletter. This latest edition is packed with tips, tricks, and articles on protecting the health of our lakes – something we all care about deeply. Every one of us can do something…

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Found Floating Things

We have a few items this spring that members have retrieved off the lake – a small floating dock, a ramp, and a sailboard (see pictures below). If you recognize any of these, or have any idea who the owner…

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Hazard Buoys Deployed

It’s official – our Bob Lake Safe Boating season has started today with the launch of our hazard buoys! I’m also glad to report that our one errant buoy has been recovered, so we’re back to eight strong!! Refer to…

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BeShore Haliburton

For those that missed the full-page ad in last week’s Highlander, be sure to checkout BeShore Haliburton’s new website at beshore.ca. BeShore Haliburton is “a growing Not-For-Profit coalition of Haliburton County residents, associations and businesses, dedicated to ensuring that future…

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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

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