Flood Recovery Information

Here is important information on remaining flood related hazards and assistance. For the latest information and additional resources, please visit the Township of Muskoka Lakes website here. Debris - Township officials are encouraging residents and contractors to...

Muskoka Flood Victims Need Your Help

The flood waters in Muskoka are beginning to break, but the damage left behind is immense. As some municipalities remove their states of emergencies, it is clear that the flooding has taken its toll on local residents. If you need help, please call Muskoka Victim...

Petition to Change Muskoka Watershed Management Plan

Please take a moment to read this petition to Premier Ford. It is to request a change to the Muskoka Watershed Management Plan. Click here to support petition.

Comments on the Ontario Government’s Regional Review that Includes Muskoka

FOM believes the following points should be considered in the Ontario government’s review of the upper-tier District of Muskoka and its six lower-tier municipalities (Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Huntsville, Georgian Bay, Lake of Bays and Township of Muskoka Lakes):...

Council Unanimously Votes Against Staff Housing at Bala Bay Inn/Hostel

Marriott Bala Bay Inn/Hostel staff accommodation motion unanimously defeated at Township of Muskoka Lakes Council meeting. Thanks to all Friends of Muskoka who attended and presented at the meeting. Read the MuskokaRegion coverage here.

WAVES XII Available Now

Friends of Muskoka are working hard through the winter months to protect Muskoka from unsustainable development. Thank you for all your ongoing support and encouragement. In This Issue: • News from Village of Minett • Effective Opposition to Bill 66 • Ontario...

Bill 66: A major threat to Muskoka

The Ontario PC party introduced Bill 66 on Dec. 6, 2018. Bill 66 is a major threat to every municipality in Ontario and could undue much of the progress we've made in the battle to SaveMuskoka. The OntarioNature blog has a great write-up on the dangers of Bill 66 and...

New rules for lakes in Muskoka? Recreational carrying capacity makes waves

Politicians, lake association members and advocates seem eager to debate a policy that has the potential to limit waterfront development based on lake surface area Read Alison Brownlee's full article at here.

Holiday Wishes

The Friends of Muskoka Board thanks you for your tremendous support this year, and wishes you and your families the very best for the Holiday Season and the New Year!


Legacy Cottage plan to build 43 residential lots on 470 feet of Lake Rosseau.  

With over 100 commercially zoned properties in the District, (including resorts, camps and marinas), there is huge risk of over-loading the lakes from the stand point of safety, our continued enjoyment, and water quality. Friends of Muskoka are working hard to stop this reckless development to protect Muskoka for future generations.