Tag Archives: Lakes

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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What’s in a Name?

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources tracks on its lake pages (http://dnr.wi.gov/lakes/) some 15,000 plus lakes, ponds, reservoirs, flowages, impoundments, et cetera.  Among these numerous water bodies are a plethora of names.  Often these names are tantalizing (Mystic Lake).  Others … Continue reading

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Clean Boats Clean Waters Clean Grants (CBCWCG): One of Wisconsin’s First Lean Government Projects Helps Local Communities Help Lakes

Thanks to applicant and recipient feedback, preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species in Wisconsin just got easier. Since the Clean Boats Clean Waters initiative was launched back in 2003, diligent volunteers and paid staff have inspected hundreds of thousands of boats … Continue reading

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