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WCA Action Plan for 2019

Posted on: January 21, 2019  |  

The WCA has the following plans for 2019

Community Support

  • Car raffle to raise awareness of WCA, raise funds to support Camp Quality (camp experience for kids affected by cancer), provide a scholarship for an Environmental Sciences student and to begin a program to eradicate purple loosestrife in the park.

Water Level Management

  • Examine water quality issues resulting from low flow& low water level at Caddy and Betula Lake
  • Continue to work with Manitoba Hydro to initiate publication of weekly forecast of water levels on lakes from Nutimik to Eleanor.

Water Quality

  • Develop rationale for prioritization of expenditures for remedial works to improve water quality and recreational suitability.• Develop preliminary design of control weir modifications required for Betula, Caddy, White & Big Whiteshell and develop arguments (water quality and recreation) to justify prioritization of spending on modifications
  • Conduct Betula Lake Cottager Survey to confirm desired water Level

Invasive Species Control

  • Purchase beetles and begin program to eradicate purple loosestrife in the park

Relationship Building

  • Continue discussions with Sustainable Development regarding Service Road Maintenance
  • Continue regular discussions with Parks and Minister of Sustainable Developments regarding cottage owner concerns
  • Partner with the Parks on planning and prioritization of capital infrastructure renewal
  • Re-address the marking of water hazards

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