Snake Island

Feb 5: icy waters between the mainland & Snake Island

Above photo Feb 5 from Deb

Above photo Feb 5 from Keith. For more pictures see Photos -> 2016

Play it safe! See Links-> Cottage Life -> Ice Safety

Jan 29: a jeep went through the ice in Cooks Bay Video

Jan 28: The ice to Snake is looking very unwelcoming. There is a fair bit of open water from the East side of Snake Island to Willow Beach.

Jan 24: two islanders crossed the ice, reporting 5" of ice in the middle and 3" on approach to Snake Island. It has likely deteriorated since then.

Jan 22: the first islander successfully crossed the ice on cross-country skis. Ice reported as unstable on approach to the island.

Jan 20: an islander broke through and was rescued by airboat: News

Jan 18: an ATV broke through the ice on Cooks Bay.
Jan 15: mostly water to Snake Island, some ice in Cooks Bay.

Links to Satellite photos & the Lake Simcoe Message Board can be found by clicking Links-> Cottage Life

Recent satellite photos show an increase in open water.

Please show your support for fellow islanders the Butler Family:

2015 Regatta Results have been posted. Note: you must be logged in to the website to view the regatta results.

Please be advised that due to the emerald ash boer and other damaging insects being identified within the GTA and surrounding area, absolutely NO firewood is to be transported to the first nation territories including snake and fox islands"....issued by the chippewas of georgina island.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016 16:52


Be ware of Giant Hogweed on Snake Island!

The 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on July 4 on Snake Island.

Motion raised at May 20, 2012 General Meeting resulted in unanimous vote in favour of SICA officially supporting the Save North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance.

See letter to Mayor

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016 21:08
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