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DNR Awards $6.5 Million in Surface Water Grants

Nonprofit organizations, lake associations and municipalities throughout Wisconsin receive funding to help restore and protect Wisconsin’s surface water By Wisconsin DNR, reposted here by WI Lakes staff MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource (DNR)’s Surface Water Grant Program today announced it has awarded over $6.5 million in grant funding to nonprofit organizations, lake […]

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Lakes & Rivers Convention Early Bird Deadline February 28!

Registrations for the Wisconsin Lakes & Rivers Convention, April 19-21 in Stevens Point, are flying in! Don’t miss out on the 20% early bird deadline. It ends February 28! By Wisconsin Lakes & Extension Lakes staff The Wisconsin Lakes & Rivers Convention is back again for 2023, this year April 19-21. The gathering of over […]

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It’s Salt Awareness Week in Wisconsin

Learn why road salt is a huge driver of water quality and why you might want to cut back on its use this winter Reposted from WDNR, originally posted 1.12.2023 In Wisconsin and much of the U.S., chlorides from salt are infiltrating lakes, streams and groundwaterPhoto credit: iStock/tillsonburg MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) […]

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Red Cedar Watershed Conference Returns!

After a year off because of COVID, this conference discussing land, water, and people returns to Menomonie on March 9 WI Lakes staff Now in it’s eleventh year and in person for the first time since 2020, The Red Cedar Watershed Conference: Land, Water, and People Coming Together, returns to the campus of UW-Stout in […]

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Learn About Phosphorus Policy in Wisconsin

UW-Milwaukee’s Center for Water Policy to Host “Phosphorus: Lessons from 10+ Years of Numeric Standards for Wisconsin’s Waters” this February in Madison By Wisconsin Lakes Staff The Center for Water Policy at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee is hosting a one-day conference on February 7, 2023 at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison […]

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Make it A Happy New Year: Be Safe on the Ice!

WI Dept Of Natural Resources Reminds Everyone to Practice Ice Safety this Winter Reposted from WDNR The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources posted this reminder about ice safety a few weeks ago, but its still important to keep in mind as we head into 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 2, 2022Contact: Major April DombrowskiDNR Recreational Safety & […]

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Go Deep Into Wetland Science

2023 Wetland Science Conference Comes to Stevens Point, February 21-21, 2023 By Wisconsin Lakes Staff WWA’s 28th annual Wetland Science ConferenceWetlands: Central to WisconsinFebruary 21-23, 2023Stevens Point, Wisconsin Register today for the 2023 Wetland Science Conference! The Wisconsin Wetlands Association is gathering again in 2023 at the Stevens Point Holiday Inn and Convention Center for its Wetland […]

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Wisconsinites Win National Lake Awards!

Congratulations to Candy Ramsey and Bill James on their recognition from the North American Lake Management Society! By Wisconsin Lakes staff Candy Ramsey of the Spider Chain of Lakes Association and Bill James, Director of the Center for Limnological Research and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin – Stout, were both given awards from the […]

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Beware the Icy Invasives

DNR Reminds Winter Lake Users to Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species Posted by Wisconsin Lakes staff; article from WI Dept of Natural Resources Jeanne Scherer, UW-Extension Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist, WI Lake Leaders Institute Graduate, and friend of Wisconsin Lakes, recently posted this timely reminder via the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. […]

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Here’s a Title if You’re Fishing for A Last Minute Gift!

“Walleye: A Beautiful Fish in the Dark”, by Paul Radomski University of Minnesota Press, 2022 If you are looking for last minute gifts this holiday season for your lake lover, water steward, or angler, here’s a great idea. Minnesota fisheries biologist and lake ecology scientist (and Wisconsin native and University of Wisconsin Stevens Point grad) […]

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