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Situated in northwestern Saskatchewan, about a 90-minute drive from Lloydminster, lies the Rural Municipality of Loon Lake. The population of the RM is approximately 800, with the majority living in the towns of Loon Lake and Makwa. Encompassing 2,805 square kilometres, the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation reserve is also contained within the RM’s boundaries.

Makwa Lake Provincial Park

  • Listen for the call of the loon at Makwa Lake Provincial Park. Made up of an expansive forest connecting five lakes, this park features three campgrounds, multiple sandy beaches, service centers, hiking trails and a beach access wheelchair for persons with mobility needs. While in the area, visit nearby Steele Narrows Provincial Park, the site of the final battle of the North-West Resistance.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the Stabler Point Campground in the Makwa Lake Provincial Park. This scenic campground is situated between Big Jumbo and Little Jumbo Lakes and offers a variety of water and beach-related activities. Campground also close to golf course.
  • Situated in jack pine forest and close to a sandy beach, the Mewasin Beach Campground can be found in the Makwa Lake Provincial Park on the south arm of Big Jumbo Lake. This small campground offers many recreational opportunities.

Recent Bulletins, Notices, Events

Fire Depart 5050

50/50 Raffle

The Saskatchewan Association of Fire Chiefs (SAFC) is excited to announce the launch of our NEW Weekly 50/50 Province-wide Fundraiser for Saskatchewan Fire Departments! Our Local Fire Department has joined in on the Saskatchewan Association of Fire Chiefs Weekly 50/50 Raffle. This weekly fundraiser allows your department to raise funds for life-saving equipment, training, department upgrades, etc. HOW IT WORKS In true 50/50 fashion, one lucky Saskatchewanian will take home half the jackpot each week; the other half of the funds will be divided by participating fire departments and paid out quarterly by the SAFC. DID WE MENTION IT’S ALL

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Level 1 Fire Ban

Fire Ban

The RM has put on a Level 1 Fire Ban a. Level 1 Fire Ban: i) All open burning in RM is banned ii) Exemptions to a Level 1 Fire Ban providing there is supervision and a fire extinguish plan a) Burning barrels with screens b) Recreation camp fires c) Barbeques d) Self contained CSA approved propane fire pits Any questions please call the office at 306-837-2076

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Sask Tourism

Saskatchewan Tourism Week

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed May 29-June 4 as Saskatchewan Tourism Week. The week, which coincides with the national celebration of Tourism Week in Canada, will be a time to champion Saskatchewan’s tourism industry – to cheer for chefs who bring the flavour, for guides who know the water, and for volunteers who make it happen. Saskatchewan Tourism Week presents an opportunity to rally around one of the hardest-hit sectors and celebrate its resiliency. There is great anticipation this year as enthusiasm for travel resumes and operators prepare for a busy summer season. Throughout the week, Tourism Saskatchewan will be releasing a

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Common Tansy

Noxious Weeds

WEEDS TO WATCH FOR COMMON TANSY One invasive weed that can be identified during the winter and spring is common tansy. Tansy is a noxious weed under the Saskatchewan Weed Control Act. Common tansy is a perennial weed with a tap root, fern-like leaves, and yellow-button flowers. Common tansy is a tall weed that is found along roadsides and in forage areas. A unique quality about this weed is that its growth remains standing in winter. The plant, with its shriveled leaves and seed heads can be seen standing above the snow. This is a great identification tool during the

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May 2022

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Makwa River Saskatchewan
Makwa River, Saskatchewan