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WISCONSIN NEEDS WATER QUALITY STANDARDS ON PFAS, ASAP

Wisconsin Lakes recently submitted comments to the Dept of Natural Resources in support of beginning the rule-making process for standards for contamination of “PFAS”, an emerging group of chemical pollutants that threaten our waters and human health. Read about these dangerous “forever chemicals” and how important it is for Wisconsin to get ahead of the issue as we find them in our waters in more and more locations.

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WISCONSIN LAKES & RIVERS CONVENTION CANCELED IN PERSON – BUT LIVES ON ONLINE!

While the coronavirus health emergency forced us to cancel the Wisconsin Lakes & Rivers Convention, we’re taking it to the (biologically) virus-free internet!

The Wisconsin Lakes & Rivers Convention, originally scheduled for April 1-3, 2020 in Stevens Point is canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak just now hitting Wisconsin. While the decision to nix the in-person event was a hard one, the Wisconsin Lakes Partnership is excited to offer a live web-based version of the Convention.

To get more information about the online Convention, go to our partner UW-Extension – Lakes Program’s Online Convention page…

Wisconsin Lakes will be posting on our Lake News blog with info about the upcoming online Convention as well. Check out all of our posts on Convention here…

 

PLANTING THE SHORE FOR POLLINATORS

WI Lakes Director Uses Healthy Lakes Grant to Help Keep His Lake Healthy and Helps Insects in Process By Wisconsin Lakes Staff WI Lakes Director Dan Butkus decided the shoreline of his Squash Lake property needed to be restored to the more natural condition he remembered from his childhood prior to his father clearing the […]

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Your Statewide Lake Association

We Speak for Lakes!

Wisconsin Lakes, formerly known as the Wisconsin Association of Lakes, is the only statewide non-profit organization working exclusively to protect and enhance the quality of Wisconsin’s 15,000 lakes. For more than 20 years, Wisconsin Lakes has worked toward statewide solutions for the challenges faced by our abundant natural water resources while supporting strong local protection efforts. We represent citizens and lake groups like you who care about Wisconsin’s lakes as a shared resource, and who appreciate the value lakes bring to our quality of life, tourist economy, and property tax base. Wisconsin Lakes seeks to protect the natural wonder of our lakes, and preserve our collective right to boat, fish, hunt, ice skate, swim and enjoy the scenic beauty of our shared public waters.

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