June 2016 Blog Posts (5)

Fire Update

The Low Lake fire is still showing as an active fire on the MNR&F fire info map along with one fire on Manitoulin. In my opinion, we DID NOT receive enough rain yesterday to dampen the forest floor so BE VERY CAREFUL. As far as I know, the fire ban is still in effect for NEMI and the area.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 27, 2016 at 7:43am — 1 Comment


According to the MNR&F Forest Fire Info Map, there are currently two fires on Manitoulin Island, one fire between Birch Island and Little Current and the fire in the Low Lake area. If you smoke, PLEASE be very careful with your ashes and do not discard your cigarettes or cigars on the ground. I would strongly suggest the use a BUTT CAN which can be any can half filled with wet sand or water. THANKS

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 23, 2016 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands Fire Ban

Added by Lyn Starke on June 22, 2016 at 9:14am — No Comments

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Forest Fire Info Map

We are currently in an EXTREME Fire Danger Area, surrounded by HIGH Fire Danger Areas. A fire at Low Lake was confirmed Sunday evening, and listed an "not under control", 5 hectares with MNRF fire teams on scene Monday.  General forest activities may be restricted,…


Added by Lyn Starke on June 21, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Input to Manitoulin Plannning Board's new OFFICIAL PLAN deadline (not NEMI's): from Laurie Cook

Hello fellow Ward 1 residents,

      Please see the attached notice which is to advise of a public meeting next Wed. June 22nd in Mindemoya at 7p.m. for input into the Manitoulin Planning Board's new Official Plan.  This is important to those of us in Ward 1 as until NEMI's Official Plan is approved, we are still under the Manitoulin Planning Board.  The notice states that unless comments have…

Added by Lyn Starke on June 19, 2016 at 5:01pm — No Comments


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