We had our first taste of summer on Wednesday. Warm and sunny, the only odd part was that there was a brisk north-west wind. Hot weather is usually accompanied by a west or south-west wind. Nothing from the north. It looks like the storms that had been predicted for Friday might not happen until Saturday giving this brief glimpse of summer one extra day. The black flies are still pesky in areas of lawn or where the wind is blocked. They are starting to disappear elsewhere.
Added last years water level to the lake level-temperature chart on the "weather page" for comparison purposes.
A few months ago a customer was looking for a family ski boat and within a week we hooked them up with the perfect boat. I now have another family looking for a family friendly ski boat. Something in the 15-18 foot range with a 90-140 outboard would be good.
There are still 2 lodge rooms with twin beds, and one cabin with full bath and double beds available for the weekend of June 22-24. (bass opening weekend)
Limerick Lodge is again sponsoring a "Pitch-in Canada" event for the municipality. It is scheduled for the morning of June 9th. That should be after black-fly season. The bags and other supplies arrived a few weeks ago, so we are all set. This is a great way for teens to get community service hours toward graduation.
The first annual Turtle Walk will be taking place during Saturday May 26th – Saturday June 2nd. This is the Strawberry Moon and considered to be the most active times for turtle nesting in Ontario. As part of the first annual Turtle Walk to raise money for the Turtle Trauma and Tunnel Campaign The Land Between has chosen the Bancroft area as one of the scheduled walk locations. Information about the selected route, date, time and additional details will be available in the coming weeks. You can pre-register online at www.thelandbetween.ca and www.turtleguardians.com. Turtle Walk packages will be sent to participants and will include pledge sheets and posters. The websites will be updated with more information as well. The Turtle Walk and Turtle Trauma/Tunnel Campaign is organized by The Land Between in partnership with the Trillium Lakelands District School Board, Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre, Ontario Nature, Toronto Zoo and Eco-Kare International.
Things on the real estate front are really quiet these days. #310, water access in Greens Bay is still listed. #316 Greens Bay was just re-listed with Re/Max for somewhere in the $290 range. That is about it on the lake for now.