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Information about fishing in Big Gull Lake can be found in the Ontario Government's Zone 18 recreational fishing regulations.

 

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  • For information about road conditions you can contact Public Works at the North Frontenac Township. Click here for their website.

    Update - The flooded section of Greer Road is now passable.

    Sunday, May 7, 2017. (Photos by C.B.) Water has receded, and Greer Road is accessible with the right vehicle. Water is reportedly 6" at the deepest point.

    Greer Road was impassable on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (Photos by J.P.)

  • The Township of North Frontenac held an Open House on June 25, 2016 regarding the Official Plan Five Year Review. Further details about this event can be found here.
  • Please respect the local fire conditions. The burn ban indicators and fire index status can be found on the home page of the Township of North Frontenac website. A Fire Ban means a total fire ban and shall prohibit: burning of debris, burning in an outdoor incinerator, chimineas, fireworks displays, campfires of any type, and charcoal installations.  Thank you for your cooperation.

    Your help in preventing a forest fires is greatly appreciated.
    If you have any questions you may contact the following Fire Chiefs:
    Addington Highlands Chief Casey Cuddy @ 613 336 9780
    North Frontenac Chief Eric Korhonen @ 613 479 2231 ext. 232

    Fire Ban Information Lines
    Ward 1: 613-336-1851 or Wards 2 and 3: 613-479-0399

    Check out FOCA's Year in Review for 2015.
  • The Big Gull Lake East End Cottage Association celebrated their 30th anniversary in 2015! You can read about the association's history on the About Us page.
  • Do you know that a proposed wind farm is threatening our local Dark Sky Preserve? Have a look at this CBC story.
  • Here's a though provoking article - The Death of Cottage Country.
  • In October Mayor Ron Higgens was interviewed by Lake 88.1 Radio about his position on wind turbines. You can listen to the interview here.
  • Seven walking trails at the Palmerston Canonto Conservation Area were renewed in 2015. The conservation area is located at 1045 Arcol Road at the Palmerston-Canonto Dam. The walking trails range from 300 meters to one kilometer in length. Further information is available on the Resources page.
  • Thanks to all of the volunteers who contributed to the 2015 BGLEECA Loon Survey. Our local results can be seen on the Resources page.
  • Photos from the 2015 BGLEECA Saiboat Race have been added to the Lake Scenes page. Have a look!
  • You might be interested in this Open Letter to Premiere Wynne regarding proposed wind turbines from BEARAT.org, the Bon Echo Area Residents Against Turbines.
  • Public Service Announcement: Canada Post has added a new service called Flex Delivery that will allow you to have online purchases sent to a post office convenient to you. See this press release for more info.
  • To view the 2015-2016 BGLEECA calendar and the advertisements from the local businesses who support it, go to the Calendar page.
  • Check out the Frontenac County Bytes - "a monthly newsletter from Frontenac County providing information and stimulating conversation on actions and activities in and around the County".
  • 2015 Dues and Fees sheet (see Administration).
  • The BGLEECA calendars have been distributed to the Area Reps. Please contact your Area Rep if you have not yet received your copy. To view the 2015-2016 calendar and the advertisements from the local businesses who support it, go to the Calendar page.
  • The May 2015 Newsletter has been added to the site. (See News)
  • A view of an ice-covered Big Gull Lake from a Toronto to Ottawa flight on Saturday, April 11, 2015. (Photo by K.E.)
  • Spring has sprung! All of the ice is now off the lake, and the water is very low. You can read about water levels on the Watershed Conditions page of the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority website. You can also read about the Big Gull Lake Dam here.
  • The results of the 2014 North Frontenac Township Municipal Election can be found here.
  • Familiarize yourself with any 2015 changes to the recreational fishing regulations
  • The billing model for municipal policing by the Ontario Provincial Police is changing effective Jan 1, 2015, and not everybody is happy about it. Please read the information available on the North Frontenac Township website and on the OPP website.
  • North Frontenac Township Municipal 2014 Election Link: Info
  • Some interesting reading...Have a look at this Globe and Mail article about private roads.
  • North Frontenac Township’s Economic Development Task Force is proud to have acquired the first municipal designation in Canada as a Dark Sky Preserve (DSP) by the Royal Canadian Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC). The chair of the North Frontenac Lake Associations Alliance officially opened the North Frontenac Dark Sky Preserve on Saturday August 3, 2013. Details about the preserve can be found here.
  • The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority will be conducting shoreline monitoring during the summer of 2013. Click here for more information.
  • Watch the Spring Newletter for an update on local high-speed internet, and also check eorn.ca.
  • Information about the Algonquin Land Claim Agreement in Principle (AIP) is available at::
  • Remember that the Trading Post page is a great way for you to share your unwanted cottage items with others who might want them. You can make use of the For Sale / Trade / Rent section, advertise things Lost and Found, or put out some feelers for things you're Looking For.
  • Check out the Frontenac County Bytes - "a monthly newsletter from Frontenac County providing information and stimulating conversation on actions and activities in and around the County". July 2014.
  • 2014 AGM Minutes (see Administration)
  • You can help contribute to the monitoring of fish data in Big Gull Lake by completing a form whenever you fish. There's no need to reveal your favourite fishing hole when you contibute to this creel census, which is a record of numbers and kinds of fish caught by anglers. Go to the Resources section for more information and to download the forms.
  • Check out the Frontenac County Bytes - "a monthly newsletter from Frontenac County providing information and stimulating conversation on actions and activities in and around the County".
  • FOCA held its 2014 Annual General Meeting & Spring Seminar on March 1st in Toronto. The summary of this event can be found on the Other Links page.
  • The January 2014 BGLEECA Newsletter (see News)
  • The complete text of Lynda's Environmental Report, including pictures, (from the Jan. 2014 Newletter) about The Invasive Species Watch (ISW) in Big Gull Lake (see Resources).


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