The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Big Rideau Lake Association was held on Saturday July 15th. To read the reports presented by each of the association directors, please go to the Board Updates & Reports page of the Members' Section.
The keynote speaker at this year's meeting was Dr. Steven Cooke, Canada Research Chair in Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology. Dr. Cooke is the Director of the Institute of Environmental Science and Professor of Environmental Science and Biology at Carleton University. He discussed the research he is currently conducting in Big Rideau Lake, looking at the Black Bass (Smallmouth and Largemouth) populations, their health and movement throughout the lake as affected by the seasonal changes and fishing tournament activities.