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HAPPY EARTH DAY!

Today we celebrate this big blue marble we call home By Michael Engleson, Executive Director Today, April 22, 2020, is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, a worldwide day of celebration and call to action to protect and preserve our planet that has its roots right here in the Badger state. In this extraordinary time, […]

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Can My Lake Organization Even Meet Right Now?

What are the rules governing meetings for lake organizations during the COVID-19 health emergency? By Wisconsin Lakes Staff The information below is current as of April 14, 2020 The ongoing pandemic and “stay at home” orders continue to throw chaos and uncertainty into many aspects of our lives both personally and professionally. Unfortunately, lake organization […]

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Vote YES for safer small lakes!

Voting Open Online for Conservation Congress Spring Hearings – Includes boating question By Wisconsin Lakes Staff Question #50 before the Spring Hearings of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress asks the legislature to make boating on small lakes safer by allowing boating in excess of slow-no-wake speeds only on lakes with 50 or more acres not currently […]

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Lake Meetings in the Age Of Social Distancing

The restrictions on gathering brought on by the COVID-19 crisis leave many questions for lake organizations By Michael Engleson, Executive Director While the cancelation of large gatherings like the Wisconsin Lakes & Rivers Convention was clearly inevitable weeks ago, the ongoing and expanding health crisis presented by the new coronavirus is leading Wisconsin lake organizations […]

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WI Lakes & Rivers Convention Workshops!

Sign up by 4pm Sunday March 29 for the April 1 workshops! By Wisconsin Lakes staff The online lake event of 2020 is fast approaching! As is the deadline to register for workshops at the event. The 2020 Wisconsin Lakes & Rivers Convention will be held ONLINE April 1-3, with workshops on lake science, policy, […]

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WI Lakes & Rivers Convention Reborn in Online Format!

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

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Clean Water Lobby Day

Join hundreds of fellow clean water advocates on January 30, 2020 in Madison to speak directly to legislators about the importance of clean water! Your voice alone carries great power. But your voice, in chorus with hundreds of fellow clean water advocates, is more powerful than you can imagine. Let the Wisconsin Legislature hear that […]

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