Otty Lake Association

Coming OLA and Otty Lake Events

Bioblitz ParticipantsEvents to Watch for in 2020
Please note that many plans have changed or are being re-evaluated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shoreline Plant Pickup - Saturday, June 13
AGM - Tuesday, July 28 at 6:00 p.m. by Zoom
Paddle Power - not this year
Lake Links - Saturday, October 24 by Zoom



November 1, 2020
Recorded and Upcoming Webniars

A number of recorded and upcoming webinars relevant to lake residents are out there if you are interested.

Water Safety, Sat.Nov. 14, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., presented by the Mississippi Lakes Association.
Registration limited to 100 participants, must register by Nov. 9.  See more or contact
Trees and Climate Change, Wed. Nov. 18 at 2:30 p.m., Friends of the Tay Watershed,
Trees and Climate Change with Ian Cochrane, Forestry Technician, Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
This is the first in a series.  Contact Glen Tunnock, Chair of the FoTW for details:
Fall Seminar, Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations (FOCA), Sat. Nov. 21 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
“Learning to Pivot”
$30 charge for members (OLA is FOCA member), $15 surcharge for non-members, recording will be available to those who register
***Recorded Sessions***

Gypsy Moth Integrated Pest Management, Oct. 7 by the Invasive Species Centre (ISC)
with Taylor Scarr, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service
Slides available on request by replying to this email, recording not available.

Lake Links, Sat. Oct. 24, Watersheds Canada
"Effective Engagement for Positive Action"
"Wakes, Speed and Noise", July 16,  Safe and Quiet Lakes
"Signs and Buoys", Aug. 25,  with Transport Canada Representatives
Both originated with the Muskoka Lakes Association
A recording of these webinars are available on their website .

Plant PickupShoreline Plant Pickup
Saturday, June 13


See the home page for information on ordering shoreline plants. You must preorder, and bring payment on pickup day to 183 Mile Point Road. Contact Eileen for ordering information.


agmAnnual General Meeting by Zoom

Our AGM will be taking place via Zoom on Tuesday, July 28th at 6 p.m. Members will receive an email inviitation and asked to RSVP. The meeting link will be sent closer to the meeting date.



citizen scienceLake Links 2020
Saturday, October 24

This years workshop will be via zoom from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The morning's theme is "Effective Engagement for Positive Action" and will include three webinars. Registration is free: See their poster.