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Half Moon Lake: A History

Half Moon Lake is an idyllic landmark in Polk County, Wisconsin. Situated just outside of Milltown, this 550-acre lake has been a home away from home for many Midwest vacationers since the early 1900s. Known for the lake’s clear waters … Continue reading

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Lake of the Month: Bony Lake

Bony Lake: Conserved and Restored Drive and motivation are two key ingredients for success.  Residents around Bony Lake needed both when faced with declining water quality following years of erosion and shoreline decline.  But in 2006, lake residents decided to … Continue reading

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Local highlight: Oconto County recruits new generation of weed warriors

In January, Oconto County Land Conservation Department became the newest member of Wisconsin’s Aquatic Invasive Species Partnership by hiring Amanda Strick as their AIS County Coordinator. Since then Strick, newly graduated from Northland College in Ashland, WI, has been hitting … Continue reading

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Aquatic Invasive Species Focus Groups

February 9 marked the start of an entirely new kind of aquatic invasive species research in Wisconsin. Through a contract with the WDNR, the UW Survey Center conducted the first of five focus groups that will be held with transient … Continue reading

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