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Question: Does My Lake Association Need D&O Insurance?

While any insurance choice comes down to a question of risk vs. cost, Directors & Officers insurance can offer protection when something goes wrong By Wisconsin Lakes staff A frequent question asked by lake associations is whether “directors and officers” insurance is a necessary expense. With tight budgets and limited protection against liability provided by […]

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Planning Grant Deadline is Fast Approaching!

WDNR Surface Water Grant Applications due on December 10, 2019 A guest post from WI Dept Of Natural Resources Staff The deadline for applications to the DNR’s surface water planning grant program is fast approaching! Less than three weeks remain to put the finishing touches on your grant application. You should have already met with […]

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Surface Water Grant Deadline Swiftly Approaching

Applications for lake, river, and AIS grants due Dec 10 By WI Dept of Natural Resources Staff MADISON, Wis. – Are you part of an organization interested in conservation work on Wisconsin lakes, rivers, or wetlands? Do you belong to a lake district, river management group, or lake association that is looking for funding project […]

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Calling for Lake Stewards!

Nominations for 2020 Wisconsin Lakes Stewardship Awards to be accepted through Dec. 23, 2019 Each year the Wisconsin Lakes Partnership presents the Wisconsin Lake Stewardship Awards in celebration of the extraordinary volunteer and professional efforts made to protect and improve lakes in Wisconsin. The 2020 Awards will be handed out at the Wisconsin Lakes & […]

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Water Quality Hearings Enter Stretch Run

Hearings scheduled for Sept 4 and 5 in Menomonie and Superior The Speaker’s Water Quality Task Force will hold the final two of thirteen public hearings Sept. 4 in Menomonie at UW-Stout and Sept. 5 at UW-Superior. The Speakers Task Force on Water Quality was created to gather information and make public policy recommendations to better assess […]

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Water Quality Task Force Heads to Milwaukee

Invited guests and the public to be heard by legislators Tuesday, August 13 at UW-Milwaukee The Speaker’s Water Quality Task Force, a bipartisan joint committee of both houses of the Wisconsin Legislature will be back in action next week with another in a series of hearings to collect information and gather your input on the problems […]

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Northern County Water Groups to Meet on “Clean Waters: Our Mission, Our Legacy”

Meeting set for Friday, July 12, 2019 in Rhinelander By Wisconsin Lakes staff Wisconsin Lakes is proud to support lake events across Wisconsin, and we’ll be headed to Oneida County next month to participate in the annual meeting of north central countywide lakes and rivers associations at Nicolet College in Rhinelander. Executive Director Michael Engleson […]

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Time to Comment on DNR Water Grant Program Revision

DNR Announces Public Comment Period for Its Surface Water Grants Code Revision Wisconsin DNR recently published the following announcement regarding the revision of its surface water grants program. Public comment sought on the DNR’s surface water grant program Contact(s): Alison Mikulyuk, DNR lakes and rivers team leader, 608-264-8947 MADISON-The public comment period to provide feedback on […]

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