FLCA News

2022 FLCA Annual General Meeting Wednesday August 17, 2022

2022 FLCA Annual General Meeting Wednesday August 17, 2022

The meeting will once again be held via Zoom based on the poll conducted in the spring.  The Agenda will include President’s Report Special Guest Presentation – Aisha Chiandet, SSEA Water Scientist Aisha will cover a number of water related...

Blue-Green Algae Bloom on Farlain Lake

Blue-Green Algae Bloom on Farlain Lake

The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) has confirmed a blue-green algae bloom in Farlain Lake. The test samples were taken from the southeast and southwest side of the lake. SSEA had noted there were conditions for...

FLCA Kids Fishing Derby Returns!

FLCA Kids Fishing Derby Returns!

Our Second Annual Kids Fishing Derby was a great success!  There were so many kids our fishing on the late on the 2nd.  For the lis of winners and photos, etc. please see the web site page under Events/Canada Day Kids Fishing Derby. Our sincere...

Recording of Our EWM Webinar Now Available!

Recording of Our EWM Webinar Now Available!

Many thanks to all those who participated in our first educational webinar on June 8.  As promised, the recording of the webinar with the slide presentation is now available – please access it at https://youtu.be/VF7_dHtZt1s Unfortunately...

Bell’s Fibre to Home Internet Service Has Arrived at Farlain Lake!

Bell’s Fibre to Home Internet Service Has Arrived at Farlain Lake!

Great news!! Last December we announced that $41.1 million in funding had been allocated to the Swift project to support six fiber-to-home projects across Simcoe County which will expand broadcast services for almost 13,000 households and...

2021 FLCA Annual General Meeting Recording Available for Members

2021 FLCA Annual General Meeting Recording Available for Members

The recording of the 2021 AGM held via Zoom on Wednesday August 11, 2021 is now available for FLCA members. The meeting included the following: President’s Report Guest Presentations – EWM Update by SSEA Invasive Species Coordinator...

Kid’s Fishing Derby a Success!

Kid’s Fishing Derby a Success!

Our very first Kids Fishing Derby was held on Saturday July 3 and we’re happy to report there were about 35 kids participating! The feedback has been very positive – it seems everyone had a lot of fun and we’re getting some...

FLCA Receives Special Award!

FLCA Receives Special Award!

The Farlain Lake Community Association is the recipient of the prestigious 2020 Annual Achievement Award presented by the Federation of Ontario Cottagers Association (FOCA). The award was accepted by Elizabeth Di Chiara, FLCA President, at...

Pete Andrews Receives Special SSEA Award

Pete Andrews Receives Special SSEA Award

The Severn Sound Environmental Association (SSEA) presented FLCA member Pete Andrews with a special award at its 2019 Annual SSEA Partners Reception on November 7.  Pete was recognized for his leadership and tireless efforts on the development...

Thank You to All Our EWM Harvest Volunteers!

Thank You to All Our EWM Harvest Volunteers!

Many many thanks go to almost 50 volunteers who worked hard over the weekends of August 17 and 24 to harvest the Eurasian Watermilfoil as the final stage in our EWM management project for this summer!!  Everyone worked so hard – preparing...