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The newsletter of the KRAA

Current Issue, Summer 2013, Volume 16.2

What's inside:

President's message
John Bell discusses the "key" issues.

Upcoming events
Annual genneral meeting, Kids' Fishing Derby, Annual Picnic, volunteer work party.

OJ's last newsletter
This is OJ's last newsletter. We really need someone to take it over from her. They are big shoes to fill but if you enjoy reading it, why not take a turn at putting it together?

Notes on public meeting re municipal ward structure - June 1, 2013
Alan & Jean Burke give us an update of what happened at the Municipality of Killarney's public meeting to discuss Killarney's ward structure and voter representation.

Creation of the KHA (predecessor of the KRAA) and the wind-swept pine logo
Bill Gairdner was there when it all happened. Read his account of the founding of the association and the origins of the logo.

New Key River landfill hours
New and improved hours for our Key River dump.

Lakes Michigan Huron Water Level Forecast
Water levels have (thankfully) come up some due to the rain and snow but we're not out of the woods yet. Jerry Smitka has all the details.

GBA report & what can cottagers do about low water levels
Alan Burke gives us an update on what the GBA is working on and also on what we can do, as cottagers, about low water levels.

The 2013 State of the Key River Walleye Population
Jerry Smitka gives us some details on what is happening with the local walleye population.

Water Walk around Georgian Bay
The purpose of this walk to bring unity to those who surround it, native and non-native. Water is the commonality we share as human be-ings. We petition the Leaders of Georgian Bay, both Native and Non-Native for a long term strategy.

Obituary: Jim Sorrenti
The legendary proprietor of The Little Britt Inn leaves us.

And more...
FOCA fact sheet on night skies and light pollution, Treasurer's report, KRAA director contact info.., etc.


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