Friends of the Lake

The primary purpose of Friends of the Lake Committee is to educate the residents of Buck Lake about its environs and how we can enhance our enjoyment of the lake for present and future generations. The Buck Lake Association (BLA) Friends of the Lake Standing Committee terms of reference are:

  • To take the lead in planning for the future of Buck lake by developing and updating the BLA Lake Plan.
  • To coordinate the collection and documentation of lake information to inform Buck Lakers about the lake and its environs through research, surveys, individual data collection and partnering with various government and non-governmental organizations.
  • To offer lake residents opportunities for taking action to sustain and improve to water quality and shoreline of the lake.
  • To perform a prominent administrative and leadership role in the implementation of the BLA Lake Plan goals and objectives.
  • To educate the Buck Lake community regarding the BLA Lake Plan and its goals and objectives through displays, information sessions and workshops.
  • To advise on the advocacy role that the BLA should play with the Township and other governments whose mandates include management responsibilities over activities bearing on the health of the lake and of our community given the information gathered in the Lake Planning activities.
  • To mobilize and recruit members of the BL community to assist in achieving the goals and objectives of the BLA Lake Plan.
  • To coordinate the volunteer lists and activities to ensure an effective and timely use of their work.

Committee Members

Upcoming Activities

Accomplishments

  • Survey of Lake Residents
  • Buck Lake Plan
  • Buck Lake Map

Our Plans

  • Mapping of the lake depths & shoals to produce a laminate navigation map
  • Guided walks
  • Kayak outings
  • Annual educational event
  • Friends webpage and Facebook presence - entries such as the poison ivy and tick sprays
  • Potential shoreline consultation
  • Lake Report update - boat motors

Documents