Saturday was ‘Love Your Greats Day’ in Ontario and Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority Health Watersheds Technician, Hope Brock, says the focus this year is that the lake doesn’t start at the shoreline.
Brock says they’re trying to demonstrate that Lake Huron actually starts in backyards of homes and cottages.
Grey Bruce Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 on Sunday.
The health unit is reporting a total of three active cases in the community now.
There is also currently one preliminary positive case awaiting confirmation. An outbreak at Trillium Court has been declared over, and there are no other COVID-19 outbreaks at any area long-term care facilities.
Goderich’s beaches were temporarily closed to new traffic Saturday because capacity reached a point where proper social distancing was not possible.
Mayor Grace posted the news on Facebook at 2:40 p.m. Saturday, after town workers closed access to the beaches at 2:10 p.m. Grace said the beaches would reopen later Saturday evening.
Grace stated groups who were on the beach were respecting the rules regarding social distancing but they felt they had to close access to the beaches for a few hours to make sure that continued to be the case.
By Pauline Kerr
The countdown is on!
One month remains in the longest summer holiday our youngsters have ever known – or maybe not.
School boards across the province have been told to prepare for three scenarios. One is a full return to classes, likely involving masks and other safety measures. The second is a continuation of online learning similar to what took place in the spring. The third is a hybrid model, with a partial return to classes and a continuation of some online learning.
Proponents of the launch site advocate for the projected economic development; those against the proposed launch site emphasize the impact to the sensitive shoreline and cite potential pollution to The Great Lakes. Read the full story by Detroit Free Press.
Several large lake sturgeon have been found along Lake Michigan at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan; there have been multiple instances this summer. Read the full story by MLive.
Through a cooperative effort of federal, state, and local government agencies, electric companies, and others, Sturgeon Passage Project on Wisconsin’s Menominee River was built, complete with a fish elevator, to help transport the fish back and forth between Sturgeon Falls and Lake Michigan. Read the full story by Daily Yonder.
The scent of mildew often lingers in a mattress after a long winter in an uninsulated cottage, especially if steps aren’t taken to prevent it in the first place. Should you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of having a musty mattress come spring, there are some steps you can take to remove the musty smell. Cottage Life Editor-in-Chief Michelle Kelly has the key to reviving a musty mattress.
Tires are by no means invincible, especially when they encounter a stray nail on the road. Rather than wait for a tow truck to bail you out, here’s a simple way to, not only fix a tire but ensure it lasts for the remainder of the tire’s life.
Cottage Coach Adam Holman shows you how to make the repair easily at home or on the go.
Looking for other helpful DIY videos? Cottage Coach has got you covered, watch the full playlist here.
There's Snow Place like Lake Huron
April was another busy month for LHCCC staff, gearing up for the action-packed summer ahead. Just like many of you, we are loving the warmer spring weather and soaking up some sun during our lunch hour walks along the Goderich Beach.
Welcome to April's edition of the LHCCC Newsletter! Spring has “sort of sprung”? Mother nature is trying her best to bring back our summer weather, and I am sure many of you are contemplating your returns to your cottages and planning your summer vacation.