Lake Scugog Enhancement Project
The Lake Scugog Enhancement Project (LSEP) is an environmental improvement and dredging project for Port Perry Bay that benefits the whole lake. The range of benefits is broad, including environmental, social, economic, tourism and recreation.
The project was initiated by the Healthy Lakes Scugog Steering Committee (HLSSC) which was established in 2013 as a Committee of Council to the Township of Scugog. The purpose of the HLSSC is to research short and long term solutions to the health of Lake Scugog to improve the environmental, financial and social economies of the Lake Scugog watershed. The HLSSC is comprised of representatives from: Township of Scugog Council and staff; Kawartha Conservation; Scugog Lake Stewards; local MP office; local MPP office; Parks Canada/ Trent Severn Waterway; Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry; business owners; Township of Scugog residents; BIA/ Chamber of Commerce and Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.
Work to date has included:
- Review of project requirements based on current legislations, regulations and guidelines including;
- Review of existing conditions in Port Perry Bay including sediment quantity and quality;
- Design Study;
- Public Open House - October 25, 2016; and
- Report to Council - November 28, 2016.
Class Environmental Assessment Study
The Township of Scugog has retained the engineering consulting firm GHD Inc. to undertake a Schedule 'B' Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Lake Scugog Enhancement Project.
Public Open House Boards - December 5, 2017
Contact Information, please contact:
Township of Scugog
181 Perry Street, P.O. Box 780
Port Perry, ON L9L 1A7
Tel: 905-985-7346 X149
1195 Stellar Drive
Newmarket, ON L3Y 7B8
277 Kenrei Road
Lindsay, ON K9V 4R1
Tel: 705-328-2271 X227
Additional information on this project is available on the Scugog Lake Stewards website at www.lakescugogenhancement.ca. Please note this link leads to resources located on servers that are not maintained by Kawartha Conservation or Township of Scugog or under its control. Kawartha Conservation and the Township of Scugog are not responsible for the contents of the website or for the availability of access to the website.