Hamlet of Mt. Lorne

Hamlet of Mt. Lorne

Located on the South Klondike Highway in Yukon's Southern Lake Region

Mt. Lorne Community Services

Governance, Recreation, Emergency Service, Waste Management
Mt. Lorne Local Advisory Council (LAC or Council) mtlorne@northwestel.net The Hamlet of Mt. Lorne was established in 1990 and the first Local Advisory Council (LAC) was elected. LAC’s are governed by the Municipal Act and...
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Lorne Mt. Community Association (LMCA) Sports, Recreation and Arts Programming. Facilities Rental. LMCA is registered society formed in 1985 to serve the social and recreational needs of what is now the Hamlet of Mt. Lorne....
more info . . . "LMCA"
Mt. Lorne Volunteer Fire Department (MLVFD) One of 16 volunteer fire departments that fall under the jurisdiction of the Yukon’s Fire Marshal Office (FMO), a Protective Services Branch of Yukon Government. We accept and adopt...
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Mt. Lorne Transfer Station (TS) The purpose of the Mount Lorne Transfer Station is to deal with waste in a responsible manner. We try to minimize true waste and maximize materials finding their way back...
more info . . . "TS"

Events, Workshops, Meetings

What's Happening in Mt. Lorne?
Northern Foraging
Backyard and Beyond with Shiela Alexandrovitch and Agnes Seitz 4 part series of wild crafting - exploring our relationships with wild plant communities. Learn to...
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Easter Egg Active at LMCC
Everyday between April 15th - 21st Jack, the Easter Bunny, will hide 3 Easter packages for kids . . . in the rink . ....
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Volunteer Work Day at LMCC
Join us Saturday, June 1st, noon - 5 pm Drop in and give us a hand with all the things to do before summer is...
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Fun With Fibre
Ajnafibrearts Katy Delau Sunday, June 2nd, noon - 5 pm cost: $120 Max 6 people Nourish your heart with creativity. Make something special for yourself...
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Willow Weaving Retreat on the Wheaton
with Shiela Alexandrovich Would you like to spend a weekend making willow baskets with eight other basket makers? Can you make a basket on your...
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Kids Garden – Summer Project
Every Sunday afternoon in April (not Easter Sunday) 3 - 5 pm We'll start our kids summer project at the Community Garden - ALREADY! Transplant...
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Mt. Lorne Small Holder Group
Saturday, April 20th, 11 am - 2 pm Ideas and plans for the 2019 growing season. Our very own website . . . ??!! Wild...
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Learning Lions Homeschool Presents:
A Kitchen Trip to Australia Cooking for kids with Agnes. Friday, April 26th, 3 pm Food and treats! Bushfood Fairy bread Lamingtons Meat pie More...
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Invitation to Annual General Meeting Thursday, May 23rd, 7 pm Short business meeting with financial presentation and new budget. Open meeting - everybody invited! Directors...
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Learning Lions
Homeschooler's get together Learning Lions is a group of home-schooling families that meet every Friday from 1:30 - 3:30 pm at the Lorne Mt. Community...
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Our Community

Garbage: A State of Mind

~ Ross Burnet ~
#8. Bamboozled By Bags
It’s taken a long time to come to the point of realizing that we don’t really need quite so many single use plastic shopping bags....
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#7. The Long Game
When things have out-lived their present use, I consider re-use as the first option. I’ve come to routinely resist the garbage pail or even the...
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#6. Mining Metal
One area of the Transfer Station (TS) that is not like the others is the metal pile. Old white appliances are near-by and some reclaimable...
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#5. Contamination
Is it going to matter that the staple is in with the tea bag? Should I detach the nylon tie from the cardboard label that...
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#4. Buying Value
It’s starting to happen. I’m in the store, holding a product that I desire and I’m weighing a bunch of different considerations. Quality. Is this...
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# 3. Single Use
It’s durable, pliable, waterproof, lightweight, often transparent, formable, buoyant, strong, recyclable, and pretty cheap to make. It’s everywhere. It’s products. It’s packaging. Plastic is fantastic!...
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#2. Habits
Sometimes, I can’t get over the complexity of manufacturing. Technology is one thing: cars, electronics, robots, rockets – yeah ok, a lot of material streams...
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#1. Here we are
This valley is special. It has steep cliffs and undulating hills; forest groves and open fields; birds, wildlife, waterways, and back-country trails. It’s where we...
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