Monthly Archives: July 2013

Lake of the Month: Deer Lake in Polk County

Before Lake Appreciation Month comes to an end, we are rolling out our new, re-occurring blog series titled Lake of the Month. This series is intended to highlight lakes with interesting and unique stories and introduce viewers to the Department’s Lakes Pages … Continue reading

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Diane Schauer recognized as a “Stop Aquatic Hitchhiker Partner in Action”

Calumet County Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator, Diane Schauer, was recognized as this month’s “Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers Partner in Action” by Wildlife Forever.  Diane is a leading outreach and education specialist in her community. Utilizing nearly every communication tool imaginable, her … Continue reading

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Eating Invasives

Bob Wakeman, the Department’s statewide Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Coordinator, responded two years ago to a question by a citizen about the legality of collecting the invasive, but edible, Chinese mystery snail Cipangopaludina (Bellamya) chinensis for eating.  A Department attorney … Continue reading

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Explore the Beaches of Wisconsin!

The month of July is celebrated as Lake Appreciation Month in Wisconsin and what better way to appreciate our lakes than explore their beaches? From the cobble beaches of Washington Island, to the gently rolling dunes of Sheboygan, to the soft, … Continue reading

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