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DLA Newsletter SPRING 2023



See the whole Ice-Out sequence Here!




It is with regret that we must inform you that DLA member

Gerry Dederick

has passed away.

He and Anita have been long-time residents on West Deer Lake Road.

An Obituary can be found Here



Latest Offerings from the DLA Boutique:

Fur Family of Deer Lake

Image on a 50 x 60 fleece blanket ($50):


A June 2023 to June 2024 DLA Wall Calendar

with all the DLA events and photos ($25)!

Pre-orders of these items need to be in by April 24 when the order will be placed.

Please use this survey for ordering:

Thank you!  Questions?

Please contact Jackie Johnston



Get the Deer Lake Challenge Guide Here!

Suitablble for printing



Last year's Deer Lake Level started High but took a dive over the summer.




Water Wisdom Series

Noon talks on topics of great interest to Lake Residents.

These are free, on-line, one-hour noon-time seminars

from experts covering a variety of topics, with Q&A.

Beginning February 2 and continuing until November.

1st Thursdays of every month.

Click here for more information and registration.




List of Neighborhood Communicators

All this Just a Click Away!

Message about Newsletter distribution via email.



It's always Time to Renew

your DLA Membership,

or JOIN the DLA!

Click here for Details

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Click here for more information on Deer Lake Defence.

A beach full of invasive mussles makes bare feet impossible!

Video of AIS (featuring shots of Deer Lake)


Pretty View on County Road 62 in 1935    (photo from DeCoster Family)

Points: Christmas from the left; Deer Path from the right; Battleship Island from left (barely visible).

A Fourth Point on the far right of the photo (just past sappling), is Little Itasca.

Pretty View Off-Leaf (2015)

Pretty View Map showing the Three Points

sighting the full length of

Deer Lake.

The Pretty View of Deer Lake today. 

We hope that the View can be improved in the future.