The Whiteshell Cottagers Association strive to keep on top of the latest issues that directly affect our members. The following collection are some of the issues we’re currently addressing. Let us know what issues are of concern to cottagers at your lake.
Due to the shortage rainfall through the summer, most lakes were slightly below their targets at midsummer. As of the end of August they have begun to recover with the exception of Betula and Caddy. We have been in contact with Conservation and they have been lowering Jessica and passing the water through White and […]Continue Reading
Under Manitoba’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) regulation under The Water Protection Act, it is the law to undertake specific actions to be free of aquatic invasive species such as Zebra Mussel. This includes actions such as needing to remove AIS, and plants, and draining water from water craft and water related equipment before leaving the shore […]Continue Reading
Click the link blow for the Hydro Weekly Lake Level Forecast for the Winnipeg River 20190822_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20190815_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20190808_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20190801_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 201907025_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 201907018_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 201907011_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20190704_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River […]Continue Reading
The Department of Sustainable Developments on reports water quality on the following website. www.gov.mb.ca/sd/waterstewardship/quality/beach_table.html You can scroll over the icons and the various lakes will pop up the report. Then click on the tab for E.coli or Algae. The icons are piled one on top of the other so you have to move slowly to […]Continue Reading
The WCA is spreading the word about our raffle for a brand new 2018 Ford EcoSport SUV! All proceeds will go to raise funds for Camp Quality Manitoba ( summer camp for kids affected by cancer), provide a scholarship for an Environmental Sciences student, and begin a program to eradicate purple loosestrife in the park. Stay […]Continue Reading
Manitoba Sustainable Development, in partnership with Manitoba Infrastructure, is to begin a planned road improvement initiative in the area of Big Whiteshell Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Please be aware and take caution on area roadways as increased volumes of construction truck traffic will begin starting August 13, 2019 and continue up to October 31, […]Continue Reading
WCA Environment Committee Report – July 12, 2019 We contacted MIT regarding the persistent high level of Falcon Lake which had reached 1066.25 on several occasions. They have continued to monitor the situation, and in consultation with Fisheries concerns of late spawning in early June, began to bring the lake down to the midpoint of […]Continue Reading