Sick of the weeds in the lake?
Excess phosphorus entering the lake from fertilizers and
household products are strangling Lake Simcoe and our rivers
by causing an overgrowth of aquatic weeds and algae.
Like to fish in the lake?
Over 90% of the cold water fish in the lake are stocked
because they can’t maintain a healthy population. When aquatic
weeds decompose they suck the oxygen out of the lower layers of the
What can one household do?
1kg of chemical fertilizer can produce 1000 kg of aquatic
weeds. Every household can have a significant impact on the health of
Free Help is at hand.
Contact the WAVE
Patrol and schedule a visit to your
Our WAVE E-Alerts, target yard behaviours that will have
the most positive impact on the Lake.
The WAVE E-Alert#1: Great
The WAVE E-Alert#2: Alternative
Types of Lawns
The WAVE E-Alert#3: Rethinking
The WAVE E-Alert#4: Saving
The WAVE E-Alert#5: Shoreline
The WAVE E-Alert#6: Home
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