The Lake Temagami “Shoreline Clean-Up Challenge” 2023 Has Begun …


To participate, all you have to do is …

  1. Pick up junk on the Lake Temagami shoreline or in the lake.
  2. Take a photo, and e-mail it to
  3. Dispose of the junk appropriately.

TLA President, Paul Tamburro, springs into action when he spots junk in the Lake.

Paul shows how it’s done.

Prizes will be awarded in these 6 categories:

  1. most trash picked up (by weight or volume)
  2. the most unique item
  3. oldest piece of trash
  4. most useful trash (or is it treasure?)
  5. largest single item (you may need a barge to get it to the transfer station)
  6. general raffle

Great Prizes are Available!

  1. Abu Garcia Virtual Spinning Rod, MSRP $199 – courtesy of Gramp’s Place
  2. Dinner for 2 at The Outfitter ($100 Gift Card)
  3. 2 Dozen Worms from Charley’s Worms / Drifter’s General Store
  4. $50 Gift Gard from Loon Lodge and Adam’s Outfitting
  5. Temagami Adventure Planning Map from Friends of Temagami 
  6. 2 Full 20-lb. Propane Exchanger Cylinders from K & S Natural Gas & Propane Services
  7. Gift Basket with a Shoal Map, Wall Map, History Book, Cookbook, and other Temagami Lakes Association swag
  8. Other Prizes … to be Announced

The deadline for entries is Monday, August 7th. Please send photos of your junk to

Organized by the Temagami Lakes Association, with gratitude to our sponsors.