The Annual General Meeting of the KLCA is held the first Saturday of July at the Dorset Recreation Centre from 10 am – noon. All KLCA members are welcome! Renew your membership, meet your neighbours and local representatives, find out what your Association has been up to, and hear from interesting and relevant speakers.
The 2019 AGM was held Saturday, July 6. Guest speakers included Carolyn Reid and Rob Keen.
2019 AGM Agenda
Carolyn Reid: Carolyn spoke to us about calcium decline, its effect on lakes, and possible ways to remediate the decline.
Carolyn Reid’s Presentation: Can wood-ash put the breaks on Ca decline?
Rob Keen: Rob provided detailed insight into how our forests are managed and the values our forests provide—social, economic, and environmental.
Rob Keen’s Presentation: Ontario Forest Management
Roshelle Chan: A Trent University student that was part of a three member team that completed a community based research project for the KLCA on calcium decline also spoke.
Roshelle Chan’s Presentation: Calcium Decline Project - KLCA/ULinks/Trent University
The 2018 AGM was held Saturday, July 7. Guest speaker Heather Auld talked about how climate change is affecting our lakes, changes we can expect for the future, and what we can do.
Minutes from the 2018 AGM (unadopted): 2018 AGM Minutes
Heather Auld’s presentation—Wilder Weather: The Changing Climate of Cottage Country
Adam Pifko’s presentation—KLCA & U-Links
The 2017 AGM was held Saturday, July 8 to avoid conflicts with the Canada Day celebration. Guest speaker Brian Nash spoke about solar and wind power.
Minutes from the 2017 AGM (unadopted): 2017 AGM Minutes
Guest speakers in 2016 included Mitch O'Grady (retired Chief Building/Bylaw Encorcement Office for Algonquin Highlands), who spoke about permits for buildings and docks, and Julia Sutton (Sutton Environmental Services), who discussed the "Love your Lake" shoreline project.
Guest Speaker Presentations (2015)