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Kashwakamak Lake Sustainability Planning Committee Proposal - July 9, 2011 Kashwakamak Lake Association Annual General Mee...
What is Sustainability? <ul><li>Ensuring  future generations  have access to the same  opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>and...
Agenda <ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>About Lake Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Our Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>The Co...
Typical Lake Community History <ul><li>Natural environment provides resources </li></ul><ul><li>Economy starts with mining...
Sustainability Plan = Balance <ul><li>Nature </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>Plants & Animals </li></ul><ul><li>...
An Example From History Copyright Carbon Diet Easter Island
The Story of Easter Island <ul><li>Island  has hundreds of similar moai statues </li></ul><ul><li>Some moai as tall as 10 ...
Why a Lake Sustainability Plan? <ul><li>To educate and provide stewardship for what we value </li></ul><ul><li>To ensure o...
Purpose of a lake planning process <ul><li>Promote discussion and action with all community members </li></ul><ul><li>Iden...
Benefits of Lake Planning <ul><li>Engages people to think about the future </li></ul><ul><li>Instills a sense of responsib...
Our Purpose <ul><li>The Committee is made up of people who live, work, and enjoy Kashwakamak Lake.   </li></ul><ul><li>We ...
Committee with Expertise <ul><li>Judy McIntyre – Finance & Liason for the KLA </li></ul><ul><li>Sue MacGregor - Communicat...
Lake Sustainability Planning Steps <ul><li>Gather Information about the state of the lake </li></ul><ul><ul><li>use survey...
Budget Request <ul><li>Requested Budget </li></ul><ul><li>$1,000 from KLA for first year </li></ul><ul><li>Postage </li></...
Who will the plan engage? <ul><li>Permanent Residents </li></ul><ul><li>Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Cottagers </li></ul><...
Your Next Steps <ul><li>Vote on if we should proceed </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the survey  </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer </...
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Proposal for Kashwakamak Lake Sustainability Plan - July 2011

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This presentation was to the Kashwakamak Lake Association at the Annual General Meeting on July 9, 2011. The proposal was accepted to being the first stage of the lake sustainability plan.

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Proposal for Kashwakamak Lake Sustainability Plan - July 2011

  1. 1. Kashwakamak Lake Sustainability Planning Committee Proposal - July 9, 2011 Kashwakamak Lake Association Annual General Meeting Scott Bennett
  2. 2. What is Sustainability? <ul><li>Ensuring future generations have access to the same opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>and quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>that we do. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>About Lake Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Our Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>The Committee </li></ul><ul><li>The Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul>
  4. 4. Typical Lake Community History <ul><li>Natural environment provides resources </li></ul><ul><li>Economy starts with mining or forestry </li></ul><ul><li>Small community develops </li></ul><ul><li>People discover recreation on lakes </li></ul><ul><li>Lodges and cottages develop, providing seasonal economic benefits </li></ul>Nature Economy Community
  5. 5. Sustainability Plan = Balance <ul><li>Nature </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>Plants & Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Land </li></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Residents </li></ul><ul><li>Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Cottagers </li></ul>Sustainability is the balance of these parts to ensure they work together
  6. 6. An Example From History Copyright Carbon Diet Easter Island
  7. 7. The Story of Easter Island <ul><li>Island has hundreds of similar moai statues </li></ul><ul><li>Some moai as tall as 10 meters (32 feet) and weighing 83 tonnes </li></ul><ul><li>Early explorers were puzzled how this was possible when the island had no trees </li></ul>Copyright Carbon Diet
  8. 8. Why a Lake Sustainability Plan? <ul><li>To educate and provide stewardship for what we value </li></ul><ul><li>To ensure our future generations can continue to enjoy what we have in this special place </li></ul><ul><li>Other lakes have done this due to significant issues on the lake, we want to be proactive before there’s a large issue </li></ul><ul><li>A “state of the lake” assessment will give us a way to measure change in the future </li></ul>
  9. 9. Purpose of a lake planning process <ul><li>Promote discussion and action with all community members </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and protect specific lake values </li></ul><ul><li>Identify issues and impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Set a future vision for the lake </li></ul>Source: Lake Planning Handbook for Community Groups by the Federation of Ontario Cottagers Association (FOCA)
  10. 10. Benefits of Lake Planning <ul><li>Engages people to think about the future </li></ul><ul><li>Instills a sense of responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies common values and concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a history of the people </li></ul><ul><li>Brings the lake community together </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a baseline to measure changes </li></ul><ul><li>Builds awareness through communication and education </li></ul>Source: Lake Planning Handbook for Community Groups by the Federation of Ontario Cottagers Association (FOCA)
  11. 11. Our Purpose <ul><li>The Committee is made up of people who live, work, and enjoy Kashwakamak Lake.  </li></ul><ul><li>We appreciate its beauty, wildlife and the community we live in. </li></ul><ul><li>The committee’s goal is to bring together common interests of the community to develop a sustainability plan that carries forward a legacy of enjoying the lake while supporting the natural environment for future generations to enjoy. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Committee with Expertise <ul><li>Judy McIntyre – Finance & Liason for the KLA </li></ul><ul><li>Sue MacGregor - Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Alyson Symon - Conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Pedersen - Forestry </li></ul><ul><li>Scott Bennett - Environmental Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Phillips - Owner, Fernleigh Lodge </li></ul><ul><li>Fred Perry - Deputy Mayor, North Frontenac </li></ul><ul><li>Darryl Simpson - Forestry/Wildlife Management </li></ul><ul><li>Joanne Fisher - Cottager </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Burbidge - Cottager </li></ul>
  13. 13. Lake Sustainability Planning Steps <ul><li>Gather Information about the state of the lake </li></ul><ul><ul><li>use surveys, discussion, research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build a Draft Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>analyze and summarize information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Review Draft Plan for Feedback </li></ul><ul><ul><li>discussions, feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>update plan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Approve Plan </li></ul>
  14. 14. Budget Request <ul><li>Requested Budget </li></ul><ul><li>$1,000 from KLA for first year </li></ul><ul><li>Postage </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Avoided </li></ul><ul><li>Land Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Printing (donated) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Who will the plan engage? <ul><li>Permanent Residents </li></ul><ul><li>Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Cottagers </li></ul><ul><li>Local Government </li></ul><ul><li>Community Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Visitors </li></ul>
  16. 16. Your Next Steps <ul><li>Vote on if we should proceed </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the survey </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manual Survey Distribution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human History Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recreational History Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Consultation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing and Advertising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Questions?

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