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Watershed Report - Muskoka (April 8,2022)

Posted on Friday, April 08, 2022 02:22 PM

Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety Parry Sound District

Including Muskoka River Watershed and Magnetawan River Watershed

The Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry – Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect until 3:59pm Tuesday April 19, 2022. This message will effect residents within the NDMNRF Parry Sound District which includes the District Municipality of Muskoka, the Territorial...

Street Sweeping Gravenhurst

Spring Sidewalk/Street Sweeping Program Underway

Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2022 12:07 PM

Gravenhurst, ON – Road operations crews have initiated the Town’s annual spring street sweeping program. The goal of this program is to clean all urban sidewalks and streets of sand and other debris left behind from the winter season.

How can you help?

  • Ensure your vehicles do not overhang onto the road or sidewalk
  • Keep large sports equipment, such as basketball or hockey nets, off the road and away from the edge of the curb
  • Ensure all waste recycling containers are not placed on the road
  • Do not...

Muskoka Forest Fire Danger Rating: Reinstated (Low)

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 10:12 AM

The Muskoka Fire Danger Rating season is now in effect and runs each year from April 1st to October 31st.

Resident’s are reminded that the “NO DAYTIME BURNING” rules are now also in effect.

The fire danger rating is currently set at LOW. Conditions can change rapidly at this time of year and the danger rating will be adjusted according to conditions.

Residents are advised to please check with their local municipal office for local open-air burning regulations. 


Join the Gravenhurst Fire Department

Join a Great Team, Serve Your Community!

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 09:15 AM

Annual Firefighter Recruitment Welcomes New Applicants

Gravenhurst, ON - The Gravenhurst Fire Department is searching for those individuals who want to help their community and who are up to the many challenges that come with being a firefighter. The Department is currently seeking firefighters for each of its stations in Barkway, Killworthy and Gravenhurst town centre.

“We need great people to be part of our great team,” says Fire Chief Jared Cayley. “If you have a desire to help your community...

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