WELCOME TO THE OKAUCHEE LAKE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT HOME PAGE
To view the most recent Lake Level Reports, click on the “Reports” page.
The OLMD is now taking applications for the spring/summer 2017 weed harvesting crew and pier clean-up! Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Call 262-966-0286 for an interview.
Waukesha County AIS Staff plans to join efforts to control purple loosestrife in wetland areas through the use of Galerucella beetles as a biological control measure. The public is invited to sign up for a free webinar put on by the Wisconsin First Detector Network on Friday, April 21st. Brad Steckart, the AIS Coordinator for Washington and Waukesha Counties will explain the purple loosestrife biocontrol program and how to get involved.
Clean Boats, Clean Waters certified boat inspector training is going on soon! Please check the training dates via the link to the newsletter. Each newsletter is available to you by visiting the Waukesha County AIS webpage at www.waukeshacounty.gov/AIS.
Recently a postcard was sent to riparian owners as notification of 2017 chemical weed treatment for Okauchee Lake. The 2017 chemical treatment application, maps and permit can be found on the “Reports” page of this website.
Everyone needs to replace or rebuild a pier now and then. Not sure of the correct size or location? Sometimes the rules have changed since the last pier construction. Don’t worry! There is a place where people can go to find out the DNR rules and regulations. Please click the following link to visit the DNR webpage that will answer many FAQs:
Starry Stonewort has recently been found in Sturgeon Bay. Please see the article on the “Reports” page. Please continue to be diligent in keeping your boat, trailer and recreational equipment clean after traveling to other lakes. Also, please continue to be watchful for Starry Stonewort in area lakes- especially near boat launch sites. If you believe you have located Starry Stonewort, please contact Brad Steckart, Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator at 262-335-4806 and leave a message if he is unavailable noting the location you believe you saw the plant.