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Posted Monday, March 27, 2017

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Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety Parry Sound District Muskoka River Watershed NEWS Monday, March 27, 2017, 3:00 pm
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect for the District, which includes the District Municipality of Muskoka, the Territorial District of Parry Sound and a north-west portion...


Posted Monday, March 27, 2017

NEWS RELEASE March 27, 2017   Daytime Burning Bylaw Takes Effect April 1   Gravenhurst, ON - With springs arrival and warmer weather ahead, the By-law and Fire department would like to remind community members in Gravenhurst about burning regulations and safety.  As of April 1, daytime burning is prohibited until October 31. In Ward 1, all open air burning is prohibited at all times. Areas outside of Ward 1 are permitted contained and supervised fires...

Posted Friday, March 24, 2017

flooding Emergency Preparedness
Are You Flood Ready?
Did You Know That
Floods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters in Canada
They can occur in any region of Canada at any time of year
Urban flooding is a growing problem
The frequency and severity of flooding may be influenced by rapid snow melt, extreme rainfall, storms with high winds, ice jams
If you live near water and are in an area that has a history of a flooding, you...


Posted Thursday, March 23, 2017

Happy Spring! Here are this week's Town of Gravenhurst Notices [Direct Link]


Posted Wednesday, March 22, 2017

@muskokafpo MEDIA RELEASE   Be fire safe while participating in Earth Hour on March 12th FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Muskoka – (March 22, 2017) To prevent property loss and fire-related injuries, the Muskoka Fire Prevention Officers are strongly recommending that people use flashlights, battery operated lanterns or flameless candles for light, instead of candles, during Earth Hour on March 25, 2017.   “Preventing fires while participating...