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AUGUST 2017  SISTER ART a shared passion Iconic Loon  faces new threat  water research makes a difference  Learning Whitew...
1978 to 2017     39 years STRONG  Real Estate Professionals Serving the Muskoka Lakes since 1978  LAKE ROSSEAU     2 Lots ...
 25   August 2017  ...telling the Muskoka story  42   48   34  Sister Art     A Shared Passion  19   By Dale Peacock Siste...
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 11    72   AUGUST 2017  Departments 11  Muskoka Calendar  The schedule of events has not slowed in August and includes ev...
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D E SI GN       CONSTRU CTIO N       RE STORAT I O N  Caring for Muskoka for over 40 years. Quality workmanship and custom...
Muskoka Insights who have studied our lakes from this remote facility, local politicians such as the late Stan Darling wou...
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Muskoka Calendar  Photograph  Courtesy of Jon Partridge  Every town and hamlet in Muskoka pulled out all the stops for Can...
dorsetcanada.com  A long-cherished tradition in the town of Gravenhurst continues with the two-day Celebrate Gravenhurst S...
VERANDA  e   re much more than another summer shopping store. Open year-round, seven days a week, we are here for all your...
an outdoor adventure gone wrong... a stroke or heart attack... a life-saving surgical procedure...  We   re here for you w...
Since 1949  Photograph  Courtesy of ONtour  106 Manitoba Street Bracebridge, ON  With you over the generations  Huntsville...
tour takes place on Saturday, Aug. 19 and Sunday, Aug. 20 and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. The tour includ...
Polished paint and gleaming mahogany will be the focal point in Baysville on Sunday, Aug. 20 during the Lake of Bays Antiq...
Proudly serving Muskoka and surrounding area for 30 years Window Works  Muskoka  is a window and door centre, proudly serv...
THE ART OF PADDLING  Article by Kristi Koruna   Photography by Heather Douglas s you head out of the cities and into Musko...
months as a guide in Algonquin Provincial Park. This allowed him the time and freedom to focus on his subjects and whateve...
Drawing is Marson   s first passion but over the years, she has dabbed her brush in acrylics and a crossover technique wit...
acKenzie am M ourtesy of P  on ine Mars  C Photograph   n esy of Ja ph  Court  Left  The raised eagle feather represents t...
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Hidden science centre produces  RESEARCH that makes a difference Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Tomasz Szumski  ...
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A member of the sampling team, student Sarah Yoshida collects specimens that will be studied at the Dorset Environmental S...
emergence of acid rain as a Through the late-1970s and major environmental issue. The 1980s, monitoring and research holis...
focus on the multiple and interBenthos Biomonitoring Network,    acting environmental stressors explains Chris Jones, bent...
Luxury on Lake Joseph 550 feet of frontage   over 11 acres of ultimate privacy Stunning 5 bedroom cottage with expansive v...
the shipping,    says Paterson.    And then we post the results.    Partnerships built through the years have helped the D...
This will provide data on invertebrates. The Dorset Environmental Science Centre provides early warning of emerging stress...
WE SELL the best memories.  We know you are not looking for just any cottage. You are looking for that special place where...
Sister Art a Shared Passion  Article by Dale Peacock   Photography by Kelly Holinshead  34 UNIQUE MUSKOKA August 2017
Above  While painter Jane Gray and potter Karen Gray share a passion for art and the outdoors, the mediums they have chose...
For painter Jane Gray and potter Karen Gray, the outdoors has had a major influence on their lives and their art.  In an a...
When it rained, their mom would spread out a big sheet of brown paper inside and give the kids art supplies.    I   m pret...
FURNISHINGS   DECOR   ANTIQUES   ART DESIGN CONSULTING SERVICES Featuring slipcovered sofas, chairs   sectionals. Custom c...
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L E A R N I N G  hitewater wisdom on Muskoka   s rivers Article by Carmen Kuntz   Photography by Andy Zeltkalns  M  uskoka...
Photograph  Josiane Masseau, courtesy of Muskoka Kayak School  While there may still be snow on the ground and the water c...
whitewater,    he says. And then there is the roll     another aspect of whitewater kayaking that can intimidate. Parry do...
The lessons offered by Andy Parry of Muskoka Kayak School are designed to get children and adults comfortable being around...
Muskoka   s iconic loon  faces a new threat  Article by Doug Smith   Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman  Right  The iconic...
I  f you   ve noticed you don   t see as many loons in Muskoka as you once did, you   re not mistaken. The loon population...
Intelligent, individualized comfort.  Serta has redesigned the iComfort   Sleep System from the inside out to intelligentl...
and increased as acidity the ice is off the lakes. They decreased. These patterns were can t be here before there is likel...
Can anything be done  In the states. The Canadian Lakes Loon case of cormorants, culls have Survey puts the onus on people...
SALES LAUNCH  Saturday August 19th, 10am - 5pm  The Waterfront at Grandview offers the quiet seclusion of an established l...
Above  Aliyson De Ruyck and Surftek inventor owner Alvin Naicker demonstrate motorized surfboards on Gull Lake, Gravenhurs...
Article by Sandy Lockhart   Photography by Larry Carroll  About two years of research, a year of testing and more than two...
Above  Aliyson De Ruyck arrives for some early morning fun on Gull Lake. Left  A fuel injected 150cc engine is housed in a...
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Photograph  Courtesy of K.C. Veitch, Bracebridge Historical Resources  In 1875, 14-year-old Thomas Osborne and his brother...
Photograph  Courtesy of K.C. Veitch, Bracebridge Historical Resources  Above  Johnny Moon, a    home child    orphan from ...
Photograph  Courtesy of K.C. Veitch, Bracebridge Historical Resources  He watched the lumbermen dressing train wouldn   t ...
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Whats Happened  Photograph  Tomasz Szumski  Montgomery, has been a labour of love for owners Jack and Linda Hutton. In 192...
The gallery will offer a perspective on how things have changed     and how some have remained very much the same     on L...
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Cottage Country Cuisine  Dining aboard the    big boats    Article by Karen Wehrstein   Photography by Larry Carroll  Abov...
Quinoa-stuffed Cabbage Rolls with a house-made tomato and olive tapenade. The appetizer is always a garden salad and the m...
2 0 17 AT A G L AN C E Natalie MacMaster   Donnell Leahy     July 26 27 - 8 00PM  52      49      30  Two of Canada s fine...
Recipes  Turkey Stuffing Courtesy of Alain Irvine  Ingredients  1     loaf of white bread, cubed 1 egg 3 sticks of celery,...
Town of Gravenhurst  GRAVENHURST OPERA HOUSE Birthplace of Canadian Summer Theatre. Great live theatre and concerts all Su...
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an entire ship to a private room for a smaller group, Miller says.    The menu can be chosen from our vast catering menu. ...
www.muskokaconservancy.org  Ever wonder why Muskoka has such great water  Find out at the Wetland Access Trail.  70 UNIQUE...
naturally, but if it   s too small, a barge can be attached to it and the ship tied to the barge. Such a celebration is re...
Living in Muskoka  Lake Joseph retreat preserved through Muskoka Conservancy Article by Dale Peacock   Photography by Kell...
A simple screened sun porch offers a place to sit and contemplate nature and the lovely view of Lake Joseph. Mason herself...
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to do as they like,    she says. Pulling out her small digital camera, Mason displays photos she took just recently. One s...
the founders of Havergal College. In honour of her family affiliation with the school and in being a former graduate known...
Lake Muskoka  3,795,000  This impeccably maintained newer build in Beaumaris locale of Lake Muskoka will appeal to the mos...
Spectacular views of Lake Joseph provide    peace of mind    for Elizabeth Mason. At Elizabeth   s urging, her father wrot...
Reason  47 of 150  Less stress, more time on the field Habitat for Humanity homeowners have improved health, including few...
Muskoka Moments  Working for tomorrow   s Muskoka By Gord Durnan  Photograph  Courtesy of Gord Durnan  working with donor ...
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