Category Archives: Education and Outreach

A Leaner, Clean Boats Clean Waters Grants Program

Last year was a pivotal one for Wisconsin’s efforts to keep lakes, rivers and fish healthy and to slow the spread of aquatic invasive species.  DNR’s Clean Boats, Clean Waters (CBCW) program that provides small grants to partner organizations for … Continue reading

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Greg Karch recognized as a “Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers Partner in Action”

As Wisconsin’s fishing season gathers steam, thousands of new anglers will be reeling in fun and taking steps to avoid accidentally spreading aquatic invasive species – thanks in large part to the work of professional angler Greg Karch. Karch, of Oshkosh, … Continue reading

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Wading into the Big Muddy – Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention on the Mississippi River.

 Take me to the river and drop me in the water Dip me in the river, drop me in the water Washing me down, washing me down These words from the hit song “Take Me to the River” first penned … Continue reading

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Lake of the Month: Archibald Lake in Oconto County

This October, we are highlighting Archibald Lake, a nearly 400-acre seepage lake in northwest Oconto County.  This lake is largely surrounded by the Cathedral Pines State Natural Area and the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and enjoys clear waters and relatively undeveloped … Continue reading

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