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2021 Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference – Online, One More Time!

Friday, June 18, 20219:00am-3:30pmOnline via Zoom$10 / free for students The 2021 Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference will take place on Friday, June 18 through an online format beginning at 9:00 a.m.  The conference, which has become one of the state’s premier lake conferences, includes a full day of presentations that will appeal to students, property […]

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Recreational Impacts on Lakes & Carrying Capcity

A “THURSDAYS @ 4” WEBINAR This week’s presentation… REGULATING RECREATION ON LAKES: CARRYING CAPACITY Online Thr 6/10, 4:00pm ~ FREE! Presenter: Mike Engleson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Lakes 2020 saw record-shattering participation in outdoor recreation in Wisconsin. Many lake groups are hoping to reduce conflicts and protect the lake with reasonable regulations on boating and other activities. […]

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Electronic Communications Strategies for Lake Organizations: Social Media, Websites, and Lakekit.net

A “THURSDAYS @ 4” WEBINAR This week’s presentation… ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, WEBSITES, AND LAKEKIT Online Thr 6/3, 4:00pm ~ FREE! Presenter: Mike Engleson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Lakes From hard news to the latest viral animal video, information travels FAST these days. For lake organizations to effectively grab the attention of their members and external audiences, use of […]

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Local Boating Enforcement and How to Pay for It!

A “Thursdays @ 4” Webinar This week’s presentation… Local Boating Enforcement Grants Online Thr 5/29, 4:00pm ~ FREE! Presenter: Lieutenant Darren D. Kuhn, Boating Law Administrator, Division of Public Safety and Resource Protection, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Sargent Christpher St. Clair, Lauderdale Lakes Water Patrol The Wisconsin DNR provides cost-share grants to local governments […]

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DNR asks public how notice should happen for aquatic plant management treatments

REMINDER: Comments on public notice whitepaper for the NR107 aquatic plant management rule revision due this Sunday, May 16 The WI Dept of Natural Resources is in the midst of revising its rules for aquatic plant management. Draft rules will be released in the coming months that combine the current rules for chemical-based treatment of aquatic plants (NR107) […]

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Lake District Treasurer 1: Before the Annual Meeting

A “Thursdays @ 4” Webinar This week’s presentation… Lake District Treasurer 1: Before the Annual Meeting Online Thr 5/13, 4:00pm ~ FREE! This workshop is designed specifically for Lake District Treasurers. Managing a lake district budget is not the same as working with finances for a lake association or other type of organization. This workshop […]

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Liability & Insurance for Lake Organizations

A “Thursdays @ 4” Webinar This week’s presentation… Liability & Insurance for Lake Districts & Lake Associations Online Thr 5/6, 4:00pm ~ FREE! Board members from lake associations and lake districts often have questions about liability and insurance for their organization. For some groups, the cost of insurance represents a significant portion of the budget. […]

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DNR Reports Zebra Mussels Found in Aquarium Product

Agency provides guidelines for proper disposal of “moss balls” By Wisconsin Lakes staff The WI Department of Natural Resources is urging Wisconsinites to immediately remove and properly dispose of commercially purchased “moss balls” for aquariums after invasive zebra mussels were discovered in balls sold in Wisconsin and across the United States, according to a March […]

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Sponsor Wisconsin Water Week!

Help underwrite this extraordinary event and reach current and new customers as a sponsor/exhibitor! With the Wisconsin Lakes & Rivers Convention set to be online once again in 2021 because of the pandemic, we decided we might as well make the best of it and build a broader, bigger, and better virtual event. Thus Wisconsin […]

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WI Lakes Annual Meeting Archive

By Wisconsin Lakes Staff With Christmas come and gone and 2021 mercifully looming, December 15 seems like an eternity ago. But it was just two weeks past that nearly 70 individuals joined Wisconsin Lakes staff and the board of directors for our Annual Membership Meeting, held virtually on Zoom. We discussed our organization’s accomplishments and […]

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