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2015 MSC


Living in Cottage Country Handbook


Saturday, May 2, 2015

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Exploring the Natural Beauty and Wildlife of Muskoka by Robin Tapley, Nature Trails


Land Use Planning: The Challenges of Cottage Country by Stephen Fahner, Northern Vision Planning Ltd.


Water Boundaries From A Surveyor’s Perspective by John Hiley, Coote, Hiley, Jemmett Ltd. Ontario Land Surveyors


Using the Muskoka Web Map to Plan Your Project by Stuart Paul, District Municipality of Muskoka


Water Levels and Flows in the Muskoka River System by Steve Taylor, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Parry Sound District


Tales of the Riverbank – Restoring a Shoreline Buffer by Marg French & Randy French, French Planning Services Inc.


Stop Losing Ground to Erosion by Kim LaFramboise, Michalski Nielsen Associates Ltd.


Shoreline Values and Work Permits by Ariel Zwicker, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Parry Sound District


The Fisheries Act 2.0 and Muskoka Fish by Al Shaw, RiverStone Environmental Solutions Inc.


Light Pollution: What is it, How Does It Affect Us, and What Can We Do About It? by James Solecki, INTEGRA ~ Bespoke Lighting Systems


Living With Wildlife by Howard Smith, Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary


Ensuring Your Drinking Water is Safe by Grant Lafontaine, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit


Septic System Function and Maintenance by Rick Esselment, Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association


What Am I Missing: Cottage Design Features That Re-focus the Family on the Outdoors by Bert Bongers, CedarCoast Timber Homes


Put Waste in Its Place by Quinn Michell, District Municipality of Muskoka





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