Kawartha Waterfront Blog
News and Articles in the Kawartha Lakes

Kawartha Lakes OPP are reminding residents to Be Bear Wise after two human encounters

1 / 2 Kawartha Lakes OPP and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) recently responded to two concerns...
06/18/2018
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5 common fish you can catch in Ontario rivers and lakes

Fishing is one of the great summer pastimes. Whether you’re into hands-on fly fishing or prefer to attach a bell...
06/18/2018
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5 invasive plant species and what to do with them

Invasive plants are a problem, but sometimes it’s hard to tell what they are and what to do about them....
06/17/2018
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5 tips for recycling at the cottage

There’s nothing quite like ending a summer day on the dock, the sun nestled into the tree line, water quietly...
06/15/2018
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How to prevent cottage critters from invading your cottage property

Cottage critters can certainly be cute from a distance, but not when they’re scurrying around beneath your feet while standing...
06/15/2018
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City of Kawartha Lakes Beach Testing Results

Each week in the summer, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit tests beaches across City of Kawartha Lakes....
06/15/2018
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Finalists named in Kawartha Lakes Downtown Dreams contest

Vinh and Agatha Mac have barely begun their dream, but it's one that's already getting plenty of attention. The couple...
06/13/2018
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Boomers bump Ontario cottage values

Ontario cottage prices are heading north this year according to a report from Royal LePage that forecasts a 10.4 per...
06/07/2018
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Award named after long-time Kawartha Lakes Food Source volunteer

Kawartha Lakes Food Source is honouring a long-time volunteer by creating an award in her honour. Heather Kirby, KLFS general manager,...
06/07/2018
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Fishing blitz nets over 140 violations in Peterborough County and Kawartha Lakes

A four-week enforcement blitz by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry saw 111 charges laid and 32 warnings issues...
06/06/2018
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Cottage Country Farmers Market At The Barn Launches

The Cottage Country Farmers Market At The Barn will kick off on Saturday, June 16th at 8 a.m. Located at...
06/06/2018
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Why priced-out city-dwellers are eyeing cottage country instead

Stephen Hertel and husband Daniel Rawlins were in the market for a house but couldn’t come close to affording what...
06/06/2018
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Star gazing: No PhD required

Have you ever stepped outside on a clear moonless night and looked up? A couple dozen of the brightest stars...
05/30/2018
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Safety should be top of mind as boating season begins, advocates urge

As warm weather arrives and the boating season kicks off, drowning prevention advocates are urging people to keep water safety...
05/30/2018
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Parks Ontario warns against baiting, harassing wildlife for Instagram worthy photos

While some wildlife photographers dream of that perfect shot of a majestic moose or a swooping snowy owl, some observers...
05/29/2018
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How to properly give the cottage to your kids

The Victoria Day weekend has arrived, and for many Canadians, this means a trip to the cottage to enjoy the...
05/28/2018
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McAllister and Justin Ryan have tips to spruce up your cottage

As we all know by now, buying a home in Toronto or almost any city in Ontario is well beyond...
05/28/2018
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In Ontario’s cottage country, there’s a new sound of summer: Shhhh

In the warm and sunny days heading into the long weekend, it is so quiet you can almost hear the...
05/28/2018
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Retirees focus on buying recreational properties

The line is becoming increasingly blurred between residential and recreational properties, says a 2018 recreation property report released by RE/MAX...
05/28/2018
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DIY backyard BBQ table

Watch Brojects boys make a backyard BBQ table for their neighbours perfect for summer nights!
05/23/2018
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Show off your goodies with this DIY mountain shelf

Whether you’re looking for a little extra storage space or a fun way to display your stuff, this adorable mountain...
05/23/2018
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