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AIS communications specialist for UW-Extension and WDNR.

Protecting Wisconsin’s Water Resources for All a Top Priority

Guest Column by Daniel Meyer, Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources August is National Water Quality Month, providing an opportunity to highlight the ongoing work by Governor Walker’s administration to protect the precious water resources we have in Wisconsin. Under … Continue reading

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Passion and commitment of volunteers help protect lakes in western Vilas County

Emily Heald, Water Program Coordinator for the North Lakeland Discovery Center In 2017, almost 200 volunteers in western Vilas County put in about 1,500 hours of time spent monitoring for aquatic invasive species, reviewing management plans, completing Clean Boats Clean … Continue reading

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Volunteers Defend Silver Lake

Paul Skawinski, UW-Extension Lakes In, on, and around Silver Lake near Oconomowoc in the Village of Summit, Waukesha County, volunteers from the Silver Lake Management District are making a big difference. Through statewide programs like Clean Boats, Clean Waters and … Continue reading

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Tis the season for checking under your boats and piers for zebra mussels

Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX outreach specialist  Own a boat or pier? As you remove them this fall for their winter hibernation, don’t forget to check them for aquatic invasive species and report any findings. This simple step is part … Continue reading

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