The Skeleton Lake Cottagers Organization was incorporated in 1989 by some forward thinking cottagers. James Marshall, Douglas Oliver, Thomas Overton and David Bowlby saw that Skeleton Lake was unique among lakes in Muskoka and needed to be protected for the benefit of generations to come.
The purpose for which the SLCO was incorporated was:
Today, the goals of the original founders couldn’t be more important. The SLCO is committed to ensuring that their foresight and concern for the preservation, conservation and enduring beauty of Skeleton Lake are a legacy we leave for our children and for generations to come.
To ensure the preservation and stewardship of Skeleton Lake and its surrounding watershed by ensuring that the Lake maintains all of its many unique qualities for generations to come.