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UM Issue 16-May 2019.indd

MAY 2019  UNDERSTANDING  MUSKOKA   S WATERSHED Rehabilitating wildlife in the wilds  Celebrating general stores The challe...
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...telling the Muskoka story   24   Features 17  41  Article by Matt Driscoll Photography by Andy Zeltkalns There   s no b...
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Muskoka Calendar Photograph  Muskoka Discovery Centre Archives  Muskoka   s history will be celebrated Wednesday, May 1 at...
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JUST ARRIVED  Friday night, May 24, for traditional unit-led camp activities. Saturday is a full day of fun and adventure ...
Photograph  Kamryn McFarlane  The Canadian Men   s Chorus will perform at Trinity United Church in Gravenhurst on May 25  ...
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Chris Varga, one of the dedicated instructors of the Muskoka Paddle Club, explores the Muskoka River.  MUSKOKA PADDLERS  f...
Paddlers in a variety of craft head out from Bracebridge Bay for one of the regular weekend group paddles on the Muskoka R...
Justin Stanley in the yellow life-jacket and Chris Lammers, one of the youth instructors, checking out some beautiful refl...
Jackie Mitchell, one of the club   s executives and a former Paralympian, and her husband Daniel Breton prepare for a week...
Glen Dawson and his daughter Cecily Dawson provide instruction to some of the youth in one of the paddling programs offere...
arching overhead. We never know how far upstream we   ll get due to the beaver dams, but that   s part of the intrigue.   ...
TAKE BACK YOUR WEEKENDS  We believe you should spend your time relaxing on the deck with family and friends. Time is too p...
e s u a c Be  They Care  WILDLIFE REHABILITATION in the wilds of Muskoka Article by Dawn Huddlestone   Photography by Andy...
A  spen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, which inhabits 470 acres of Muskoka wilderness near Rosseau, has been providing care to...
 Left  Hayden Wilson, one of the sanctuary   s volunteers, explains the feeding routine for the beavers.  Right  Volunteer...
Ella the Moose comes in for a closer look and hopes to get a snack from one of the sanctuary   s workers. prone to bacteri...
Jayn Golsby, a visitor, gets a close-up look at a coyote named Tippy. Part of the sanctuary   s role is education.  began ...
see     and may not ever have a chance to see in the wild     as they hike by. Guided site tours, now available year-round...
Silvia Tassara, a volunteer from Italy, provides some much-needed nutrition for a baby raccoon. consume. A Huntsville-area...
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Understanding  Water control isn   t flood control  a look at Muskoka   s water management plan Article by Dawn Huddleston...
   The Muskoka River watershed is a cascading system. Water managers must always consider what is happening upstream of th...
The early stages of spring run-off pour over Bracebridge Falls with the historic power generating plant in the foreground....
Steve Willick adjusts a specialized instrument on the north branch of the Muskoka River allowing Environment Canada to col...
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THERE   S A TILLEY FOR EVERY OCCASION  LARGEST SELECTION OF TILLEY CLOTHING   HATS IN MUSKOKA  Brett Thomas, a Ministry of...
Spring run-off cascades down Hatchery Falls on the Skeleton River.  Chosen ad CALL FOR ALL YOUR  BUILDING AND RENOVATION N...
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GOVERNMENTAL FRAMEWORK  ily Arch  ives  Just getting a framework for governing Muskokans was itself major pioneering work....
Photograph  Joyce I. Schell   Boyer Family Archives  Enos Broadley would take three days to attend council meetings     on...
Photographs  Boyer Family Archives   Left  Robert E. Perry operated saw and gristmills at Bracebridge Falls, was village p...
Photograph  Library and Archives Canada  After 1887   s catastrophic fire, Gravenhurst   s core was destroyed. The promine...
Photograph  Lincoln Graphics  Photograph  Library and Archives Canada  Muskoka Barging Family run construction company wit...
THE GENERAL STORE A focal point of community life Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Andy Zeltkalns  T  he local gen...
Opened in the 1870s by John Harry Willmott, the store   s success and longstanding attraction was aided by Beaumaris being...
generations of family involved. In the beginning, as a 1,200 square foot traditional general store, the clientele was made...
 Inset  Bob Pacan is ready to greet customers at the Bent River General Store.  Above  With a caf  , gas station and neigh...
 Above  Rosseau General Store is a hub of activity during the summer months.  Lower left  Looking down one of the aisles o...
experience. Just a short walk from Port Sydney Beach, on the southern edge of Mary Lake, Jamieson   s General Store stocks...
   Last summer, my daughters and nieces were working there along with locals. We   re all very involved in the business an...
NOW KEEPING YOU INFORMED with  MUSKOKA CONTENT ALL YEAR For regular updates, visit  www.uniquemuskoka.com ...telling the M...
Whats Happened  Photograph  Courtesy Town of Bracebridge  Bracebridge Deputy Mayor Rick Maloney cuts the ribbon to mark th...
Photograph  Randy Mitson, Algonquin Outfitters Photograph  Courtesy Town of Bracebridge  The OX will be a weekend paddling...
Varieur and Rob Horton are also the force behind the Algonquin Outfitters Muskoka River X, the world   s longest, single-d...
The review is being led by special advisors Michael Fenn and Ken Seiling, who were appointed by Clark in January. As part ...
The Great Canadian Maple Meal Article by Karen Wehrstein   Photography by Tomasz Szumski it a little heat. Seasonally, The...
adds rmth sted Soup.  Roasted Sweet Potato and Parsnip Soup Adam Palubiski, The Pasta Shoppe by Beat the Wheat  Ingredient...
www.muskokaconservancy.org   Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.  -Gary Snyder  Conserving nature in Muskoka. Join...
   in a little sea salt and bake in foil  or corn gained such fame they are hitting the on the cob marinated in tequila an...
The maple syrup and icing sugar glaze is a delicious touch of decadence in the Maple Cranberry Scones baked by Stephanie D...
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Muskoka Moments  Muskoka offers everything we want By Mary Storey  Photograph  John Storey  Centre has led to 18 years of ...