Home Land


Land is the first category that is evaluated in the Watershed Report Card.  Land is then broken down into additional categories including; interior forests, road density, level of development, shoreline density, and shoreline buffer.  Based on the 2014 report card, Land overall in the South Muskoka Watershed is evaluated at ‘Yellow = Vulnerable’ with the shoreline buffer being ‘Red = Stressed’.  The following are articles that further explain the category of ‘Land‘:

Shoreline Health

Shoreline Vegetation

Natural Waterfront

Shoreline Vegetative Buffers

Littoral Zone


Buffer Zone


McKay Lake Shoreline Land Use Map

Shoreline program gets cash infusion in Haliburton