Tag Archives: AIS

Lake of the Month: Bone Lake of Polk County

Bone Lake, or Onondogacona as it was named by its Native American inhabitants in 900 AD, is a 1,667 acre lake located in Polk County. It received its unorthodox name after early European inhabitants found the remnants, and bones, of … Continue reading

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Aquatic Invasive Species Bridge Snapshot Day: Where Rivers Meet People

For many a bridge is just a way to conveniently pass over the river below. The trip is the main goal; the river just a spot along the way. For others a bridge is a portal to what is below … Continue reading

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A Powerful Ally for Those Who Enjoy Lakes.

Some of the most popular lakes in Wisconsin result from the impoundment of large rivers by hydroelectric dams and produce artificial lakes or flowages that can be hundreds to thousands of acres in extent. The management plans for these water … Continue reading

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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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