Education Page

Boating Safety

Ann Doritty
Ann Doritty will tackle the important issue of Boat Safety. Last season she arranged boat safety lessons that had to be cancelled.  She also wrote about some critical boat safety issues such as drinking and driving, “watch your wake” and right-of-way.  This season Ann will continue with reminders and introduce some new rules from Transport Canada for boaters and property owners alike and if, allowed, boat safety courses.

Speeding Boats and the BIG WAKE Problem

Speeding Boats and the BIG WAKE Problem

by Ann Doritty, Member of the Education Committee Speeding boats have become a major problem on all lakes. There is a group in Muskoka called “Safe Quiet Lakes” that has banded together to promote the value of S L O W Boating. They are asking people to be...

Boat Safety Check List

Just as it is important to know the Rules of the Road, it is vital to know the Rules and Regulations on the Water. As summer begins and we all rush out to enjoy the beauty of Georgian Bay, please take the time to ensure that you are well prepared. You...

Water Levels & Quality

Janet Irving
A thorough and competent writer, last season Janet produced articles for us on difficult topics such as Water Levels and Microplastics.  This season her focus will be on PaB history and mystery!  NEW this summer, Janet has organized with Parry Sound Books owner, Charlotte Stein, “Literally on the Bay.”  Charlotte will briefly review a selection of fiction, non fiction and children’s books set in or focused on Georgian Bay each week of the season

Trudy's Nature Byline

Trudy Irvine
With her own weekly nature byline all season, Trudy will amaze and charm you with her witty personal stories and observations of nature.  

White-Tailed Deer

White-Tailed Deer

by Trudy Irvine, Member of Education Committee Videos courtesy of Liz Anderson-Peacock The graceful white-tailed deer is the most widely distributed and most numerous of all the large mammals of North America, and it is always magical to spot them out in the islands...

Afternoon Delight

Afternoon Delight

by Trudy Irvine, Member of Education Committee Photos by Chrystal Barrett (1st one) and Trudy Irvine (2nd) “Gonna find my baby,gonna hold her tight,gonna grab some afternoon delight -my motto’s always been when it’s right, it’s right -why wait until the...

Snakes and (Tennis) Ladders

Snakes and (Tennis) Ladders

by Trudy Irvine, Member Education Committee Tennis players at the Club were treated to the sight of an enormous Eastern Fox Snake sunning itself along the shoulder height horizontal bar of the Court 1 enclosure on Sunday morning. Obviously, an enthusiast of the game,...