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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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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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