Tag Archives: Lakes

Wood ash recycling program could help save Muskoka’s forests and lakes

Restoring calcium levels may spark forest growth across cottage country  TORONTO, March 28, 2019 – Implementing a new residential wood ash program to restore calcium levels in Muskoka’s forest soils and lakes could help replenish the area’s dwindling supply of crayfish and maple sap, according to new research co-led by York University. Calcium levels in […]

Research shows lake ice may disappear across Northern Hemisphere due to climate change

Fresh drinking water and winter recreational activities would suffer TORONTO, January 28, 2019 – The iconic winter traditions of skating outdoors and ice fishing on a frozen lake could vanish across southern Canada and the Northern Hemisphere by the late 21st century thanks to climate change, according to new research led by a professor in […]