b'ITS LAKE WEEK!Now to August 8Howoftendopeoplejudgeour these changes in order to rectify themed environmental areas as we have big, beautiful lake by just standing inaround Lake Scugog, and all thisor even get out in advance of new Palmer Park or from the foot of Queenwithin 60 km. of Canadas largest city.possible problems. Street?TheScugogLakeStewardsWe can watch eagles and a wide rangeBehindthescenestheTownship invite you to get out and see the restof ducks, catch big and small varietiesisorganizinganumberofinfra- sh, of its great 63 sq. km.ofsee massive turtles and evenstructureimprovementsthathope-DuringLAKEWEEK,nowuntilotters, muskrats and beavers.fully will reduce the heavy input of August8,theStewardsaskyoutoScugog photographers and shore- sediment,nutrients,heavymetals, taketimetore ectontheLakeslineresidentsarecontinuallyen- e-coli and more going raw into Lake continuing value to each and everythralled by the wonderful sunsets and Scugog from stormwater runofrom oneofus.Researchhasindicatedeven the sunrises over Lake Scugog.downtown Port Perry, the biggest thatLakeScugogcontributes$38.8People are aching to live here, shopsource of these contaminants around million dollars a year to our economyhere and just relax here. We can as athe lake.throughincreasedtourism,rec- result all live a great life in the midstThe Lake Stewards are proud to reation,lake-orientedbusinessandof nature; yet pursue our individualhave the support of a big campaign more. What would the towns of Portoccupations and interests. duringJulybyOldFlameBrewery Perry, Caesarea, or other communi- It is true, the combined forces ofand Take Care Tattoo to raise funds ties around it be without their viewsgreaterdevelopment,morehardfortheLakeScugogEnhancement and use of the lake? surfaces,lessforestsandmeadows,Project to work on the above problem. Consider as well, the opportunityclimate change and wave after waveAlso, the Port Perry BIA is doing to see wildlife attracted to life nearofnewinvasivespeciesaretakingtheir part by injecting a little lake fun our lake, especially with as diversi- theirtollonthelake.However,atthroughawater-orientedwindow leastalltheenvironmentalpart- displaycontestandmanyarecon-nersaroundthelake;ScugogLaketributing gifts to this contest or to the Stewards,KawarthaConservationStewards directly. So, get out and tour and the Township of Scugog, are now and shop your local Port Perry monitoring and researching in depthbusinesses this month. Why not drop in to meet and talk to the Scugog Lake Stewards when they are at Freedom Kayak & Canoe on the main street of Caesarea from 1 to 4p.m. on Saturday August 7. Theywillbereadytoanswerall your questions about the Lake. FOCUS - AUGUST 202119'