Victoria School of the Arts
10210 108 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5H 1A8
May 20, 2014
Councillor of Parkland County
53109A Highway 779, AB T7Z 1R1
I am a concerned student of Victoria School and I would like to bring up the issue of saving the fragile ecosystem of Isle Lake. I am worried as an Albertan that we are not making changes to Isle Lake that will in the long run benefit the ecosystem and wildlife will in actuality harm this lake.
If you undergo this project there is many things to consider that will not at all benefit the environment but created more harm than there already is. You have to take into view that Isle Lake is already in danger, the fish are dead, there is no nutrition in the lake, concerning algae present that is unhealthy for the lake, also there has been septic tank leakage. Another debating factor is that the last lake management study was done in the 1970’s, which makes Isle Lake a factor of danger for all persons.
Is 90 acres of 212 RV lots really beneficial to the wildlife and the Albertans that already own a cabin in the quiet, peaceful wilderness. Possibly 600 people on any given weekend will come to Isle Lake with their RV’s and disrupt the community that has already been made there. The load generators, disruptive electronics, and harmful gases produced by the RV’s are not really going to benefit the already endangered environment. I think it would be more beneficial to help nurture and replenish this lake before creating any further harm to Isle Lake.
I find that it would be helpful to replenish Isle Lake before any further construction proseeds. The lake would be the most important environmental aspect to care for first. Lots of love and care for this dying lake will quickly heal it. If you take a little time and effort on this beautiful piece of nature you not regret your decision. After this land is rehabilitated it will be more beneficial for a RV park, because there will be...