Entries by OLMD Administrator

Clean Water Association – 2017 Healthy Lakes Conference

Are you interested in learning more about water quality issues such as aquatic invasive species, healthy lake initiatives and what you can do to protect or enhance existing water quality? If your answer is “yes!”, please consider attending the 2nd Annual Healthy Lakes Conference at the Oconomowoc Community Center on Friday, June 23, 2017 beginning […]

Aquatic Invasive Species Newsletter – May 2017

Waukesha County AIS Staff recently grew to include several interns for the summer as a result of a grant. Tools and signage are available to you at several County boat launches as part of the Clean Boats Clean Water program. Please look for the signage and feel free to use the tools! Also, Clean Boats, […]

Pier Questions?

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 […]

Starry Stonewort Found In Sturgeon Bay!

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 […]

2015-2016 Shoreland Zoning Changes – Video Presentation Available

The Wisconsin Legislature has made major changes to shoreland zoning in 2015-16. These changes are described in three short video presentations. Please click below to access the new shoreland zoning video presentations. 1. Introduction to shoreland zoning and recent changes to required shoreland lot sizes 2. Changes to shoreland setbacks, vegetation protection and impervious surface […]